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Phrasal verbs A-B gapfill exercise


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All the sentences below have been taken from the list on the grammar notes page. See how many you can remember.

Fill in each blank by putting the correct verb into the gaps. Remember to use the right tense or verb form where necessary.

Click on the "c" button to check your answer. *Asterisks* will appear around the word if it is right. If it isn't right, the incorrect part of your answer will be replaced by lines. The number of lines corresponds to the number of letters. 

In desperation you can click the 'show answers' button after the exercise.

This exercise was made using the software materials available on the Makers website at Swarthmore.


Links to other exercises and pdf files

Phrasal verbs A-B gapfill exercise - pdf file for download or printing
Phrasal verbs A-B grammar notes - online
Phrasal verbs A-B grammar notes - pdf file for download or printing




(1)  Everyone him when he complained about the conditions at work.


(2)  Profits 60% this year, so we'll be able to pay a dividend.


(3)  Who the question of wage rises in the meeting this morning?


(4)  The two companies were going to merge, but one of them at the last minute.


(5)  It'll cost more once you've the VAT .


(6)  The takeover was a complete surprise to me. you it?


(7)  If you want the company to grow, the business will have to into new areas.


(8)  If you your languages then that'll help you get a better job.


(9)  We must get a new photocopier. This one's always .


(10)  Sales by nearly 30%, so we'll have to start thinking about reducing the number of staff.


(11)  Well, how do you the fact that there's £20,000 missing?


(12)  The printer ink again. Have you got another cartridge?


(13)  Next week's meeting has been from Tuesday to Monday.


(14)  She's not here. She today. I think she's got a hospital appointment.


(15)  I've all my expenses and you owe me £250.


(16)  The argument lasted for hours because neither of them would .


(17)  You'd think he owned the company the way he everyone .


(18)  They're a new line of summer clothing next month.


(19)  When you the figures by category, you can see that most of our spending is on R&D.


(20)  The computers again, so we can't get the plane tickets over the internet.


(21)  Whenever you write a new report, remember to it on CD.


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