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



(1)  You all know much more about computers than I do, but I haven't got time to study. I'll never .


(2)  Did anything interesting in the meeting?


(3)  I tried to you to tell you about the meeting, but your mobile was switched off.


(4)  When the supermarket opened, the grocer's shop on the corner .


(5)  I was just talking to someone in the sales department, but I was .


(6)  When the annual report there was a sudden rush to sell shares.


(7)  This situation urgent action before it's too late.


(8)  Please don't let me interrupt you. as if I wasn't here.


(9)  The others had a much stronger argument, so in the end he and admitted they were right.


(10)  I'm still smoking too much. I've tried to but it's impossible.


(11)  We had to the meeting because the manager was on a trip.


(12)  Spain to the euro at the beginning of 2002.


(13)  The manager's secretary a really good idea in the meeting this morning.


(14)  You all sorts of discrimination when you work in a big company.


(15)  We are a survey at the moment to see which of our products is the most popular.


(16)  When I tried to the file it wasn't there. I must have deleted it by mistake.


(17)  If any problems while I'm on holiday, just ask one of the other managers.


(18)  That's not how you spell it. it and write it again.


(19)  If sales continue to fall, we'll have to production until things improve.


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