Phrasal verbs in a business context – quiz 1

Test your knowledge of phrasal verbs. We have used a business context. We hope it’s helpful.

1. We ____ up with a new proposal. (We developed/created a new proposal)
came
❤ 🙂 Correct
brought
😦
gave
😦
2. The meeting has been __ off. (The meeting has been cancelled)
called
❤ 🙂 Correct
talked
😦
belled
😦
3. The CEO has called ___  significant changes in the way we run our business. (requested)
for
❤ 🙂 Correct
off
😦
at
😦
4. We need to ___ a meeting for next week. (arrange/schedule)
set up
❤ 🙂 Correct
save up
😦
take up
😦
5. The lawyer found a way to _____ the problem. (eliminate/bypass)
get around
❤ 🙂 Correct
get up
😦
get off
😦
6. They cut _____ the broker and started selling directly to the public. (eliminated)
out
❤ 🙂 Correct
around
😦
up
😦
7. We need to ______ out a better way to communicate with our employees. (develop)
figure
❤ 🙂 Correct
number
😦
sum
😦
8. We need to _____ these spreadsheets before tomorrow.(examine/review/study)
go through
❤ 🙂 Correct
go under
😦
go on
😦
9. Please ____. (continue speaking)
go on
❤ 🙂 Correct
go off
😦
go through
😦
10. We often contract our I.T. work ____. (employ outside workers)
out
❤ 🙂 Correct
in
😦
through
😦

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