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Phrasal Verbs - 4
[verb +  preposition(s)]

Choose a phrasal verb to complete the following sentences.

               1.    They hope to  _________ _____  a contract and sign it before the end of the week.

                      a) set up     b) put up     c) draw up     d) make up
               2.    He's a very dependable person.  You can _________ _____ him in any circumstances.

                      a) count for     b) trust in      c) stand for      d) rely on
     3.     Many husbands avoid any housework. They  manage to   _________ _____ _____ it.

                       a) get safe of      b) go past on     c) stay away of     d) get out of    
4.    I'm glad you're coming to the meeting.  I  _________ _________ to meeting you.

                       a) look ahead     b) look forward     c) see forward     d) think ahead
5.    Harry reads the newspaper every morning.  He likes to _________ _____ _____ the latest events.

                       a)  stand up to      b) stay on to     c) keep up with     d) get up to
     6.    Tom and Bill had a meeting in order to  _________ _____ their difficulties.

                       a) bash out     b) wash out     c) iron out     d) spread out
      7.     Tests will be  _________ _____ to determine the causes of the failure.

                       a) taken up     b) carried out     c)  looked into     d)  run on
     8.     The plans for the new theatre   _________ ______ _______ a lot of criticism.

                       a)  ran up to     b) faced up with     c)  came up against    d) was opposed to 
9.     Sophie wants to leave the company.  We'll have to _________ ____ a way to make her stay.

                       a) set up     b) turn out      c) figure out     d) stumble on
      10.     Anyone can make a mistake but George never  _________ ____  to his errors.

                        a) comes on     b) owns up     c) goes forward     d) pays up

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