Phrasal Verbs - Group 16 - Exercise 3

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The governmenthas begun to imprison dissidents as it __________ criticism of its policies.
2. He is __________ his education being enough to allow him to get a good job right away after he graduates.
3. Politicians never seem to __________ with the promses they make.
4. We finally cleaned out our garage and __________ a lot of junk that we had been holding onto for years.
5. If you get into an argument with him, he will never __________, even when he knows he is wrong.
6. He __________ an affair with a co-worker for over 5 years without his wife's knowledge
7. The team captain is a difficult, angry guy who __________ many of his teammates.
8. When I __________ my failed marriage, I realize that although it was a difficult time, I learned a lot about what I need in a relationship.
9. I know you're upset your wife left you, but you've got to __________, stop feeling sorry for yourself and get on with your life.
10. Criticism of the government has __________ now that the economy has improved.
11. We're going to have a picnic. If you want to __________ any friends, they are very welcome.
12. All the exits from the city are __________ as police search for the kidnappers of a six-year-old boy.
13. The boy got __________ when another child accidentally hit him in the head with a baseball bat.
14. I __________ all my cupboards looking for something different to put in the soup.
15. He was __________ as a member of the exclusive golf club after paying the annual $25,000 membership fee.