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

How did you do?

Tell us your score and ask questions in the comments below.

Never miss another quiz

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Get higher grades with professional essay and dissertation editing from bridger-jones.com

 

More Grammar Exercises

 

Posted in Practical English.

9 Comments

Leave a Reply