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Part 4: Gapped Sentences

2) Verbs and Phrasal Verbs

Think of one word which can be used appropriately in both sentences.
There are EIGHT questions in all.

1. I half-................ to bump into you at the cinema last night.

That sort of behaviour is only to be ................ from such a disruptive class.



2. The stolen car was found ................ in a field by a passer-by.

He ................ his career in law to go into teaching.


3. The competition rules stated that the judges did not ................ responsibility for lost entries.

I'd be delighted to ................ your invitation to the party.


4. As far as the club is concerned you ................ the rules and we have no alternative but to ask you to leave.

When the girl's mother asked her what was troubling her she ................ down in tears and couldn't speak.


5. It's freezing outside so don't forget to ................ up warm.

Let's ................ up Sarah's presents now while she's out.


6. The Prime Minister yesterday ................ doubts on the likelihood of tax cuts this year.

The clouds ................ a shadow over the distant hills.

7. The child's face ................ up with pleasure when she opened his birthday present.

After you've ................ the fuse make sure you stand well back from the firework.


8. When Sue leaves the company she'll be sorely ................ by her friends and colleagues.

The speeding car ................ the child by only a few centimetres.

 

 



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