Do You Know The Meaning Of These 12 Phrasal Verbs?

Do you think you know the meaning of a whole slew of phrasal verbs? Take these 12 questions and put your knowledge to the test!
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Question 1/12

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Choose the correct particle for the phrasal verb: The effects of the medicine wore _______ and the pain quickly returned.
Off
Down
In
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Question 2/12

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Choose the correct word: Would you __________ my dog for me this weekend?
Look after
Look
Look up
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Question 3/12

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What does the phrasal verb "to get" mean?
To obtain
To take
To demand
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Question 4/12

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What does the phrasal verb "look after" mean?
Take care of
Gaze upon
Watch later
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Question 5/12

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What does the phrasal verb "look into" mean?
Stare through
Investigate
Complete later
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Question 6/12

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Choose the correct phrasal verb: Every morning I ________ when I hear the alarm clock.
Wake up
Wake off
Wake in
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Question 7/12

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Choose the correct phrasal verb: Our boss ________ the meeting until next week.
Put on
Put off
Put in
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Question 8/12

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Choose the correct phrasal verb: The book will be easier to read if you _______ on the lights.
Switch on
Flip off
Switch over
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Question 9/12

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Choose the correct phrase: My button has popped off will you sew it ______.
On
Into
Out
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Question 10/12

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Choose the correct verbal phrase: The children need to ________ if they don't want to be late for school.
Act up
Speed in
Hurry up
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Question 11/12

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Which phrasal verb means to "board?"
Get on
Get up
Put on
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Question 12/12

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Which phrasal verb means "try to find?"
Look after
Look for
Look up
Result
You're verb bright! Even though you didn't get a perfect score on this verbal phrase quiz, we still think you are a grammar great. Knowing all of the verbal phrases isn't simple, but you still gave it a good try.

C+, Verb Bright

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You are verb slick! Well done! You passed this tricky verbal phrases quiz with flying colors. English grammar can be a bit tricky, but you didn't let that deter you from giving it your all.

B+, Verb Slick

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You are totally verb apt! You scored a near perfect score on this difficult verbal phrases quiz. Color us impressed. When it comes to verbal phrases, you know your stuff. We wouldn't want to go against you in a grammar trivia show down!

A+, Verb Apt

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1
Choose the correct particle for the phrasal verb: The effects of the medicine wore _______ and the pain quickly returned.
Off
Down
In
2
Choose the correct word: Would you __________ my dog for me this weekend?
Look after
Look
Look up
3
What does the phrasal verb "to get" mean?
To obtain
To take
To demand
4
What does the phrasal verb "look after" mean?
Take care of
Gaze upon
Watch later
5
What does the phrasal verb "look into" mean?
Stare through
Investigate
Complete later
6
Choose the correct phrasal verb: Every morning I ________ when I hear the alarm clock.
Wake up
Wake off
Wake in
7
Choose the correct phrasal verb: Our boss ________ the meeting until next week.
Put on
Put off
Put in
8
Choose the correct phrasal verb: The book will be easier to read if you _______ on the lights.
Switch on
Flip off
Switch over
9
Choose the correct phrase: My button has popped off will you sew it ______.
On
Into
Out
10
Choose the correct verbal phrase: The children need to ________ if they don't want to be late for school.
Act up
Speed in
Hurry up
11
Which phrasal verb means to "board?"
Get on
Get up
Put on
12
Which phrasal verb means "try to find?"
Look after
Look for
Look up