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Phrasal verbs G 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

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Phrasal verbs G grammar notes - online
Phrasal verbs G grammar notes - pdf file for download or printing



(1)  I finally to the department I wanted, but they said it would be best to go to the office in person.


(2)  He never has any suggestions to make. He just what everyone else says.


(3)  While everyone else was looking out of the window at what was happening in the street, he just his work.


(4)  When we renewed our computer system we all the old equipment to the local secondary school.


(5)  The advertising campaign should it to people that our product is the best.


(6)  I've spoken to the client and he says we can with the advertising campaign.


(7)  Some of our smaller competitors have because they got into too much debt.


(8)  The ideas we had for the future didn't well at the meeting.


(9)  You started your new job last month, didn't you? How are you ?


(10)  The old manager was very easy to with.


(11)  We'll be copies of the chairman's speech at the end of the morning.


(12)  If we get the buyer's signature this afternoon, the deal can by the end of the week.


(13)  I'll just introduce everyone, and then we'll business.


(14)  You don't need to all the details. Just tell me yes or no.


(15)  What's ? Why isn't anyone working?


(16)  I don't want to a journey like that again. It took nine hours to get here from Madrid.


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