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




(1)  I had to book you on the early flight because the usual one was full. You'll need to really early


(2)  I'll the arrangements for next week's meeting if you do the work outstanding for today.


(3)  This company has always quality and reliability, and that's not going to change.


(4)  Sorry, I've got a meeting now. I'll you as soon as it's finished.


(5)  If we lower the prices of our products, we can't the possibility that our competitors will do exactly the same.


(6)  I'm sorry. I can't help you. I'm just for her until she comes back to work tomorrow. Could you ring back then?


(7)  So, to , the main points to remember are that we need to find new markets, invest in new technology…


(8)  I want to the presentation just once more to make sure I've got it right.


(9)  The new equipment we bought for the R&D Department us over £500,000.


(10)  He's decided to resign from his job? Well, I hadn't that happening.


(11)  I was speaking to him earlier, but his boss called him into the office so he without telling me the news.


(12)  I can't print any more copies. The ink's .


(13)  Let's not a decision on this. Think about it over the weekend, and we'll meet back here at 10 o'clock on Monday morning.


(14)  We're going to have to the plans for expansion until there's an upturn in the economy.


(15)  We can a committee to look at the possibility of changing the company's pension scheme.


(16)  The number of accidents in the factory has recently. We'll have to check our safety measures because something's clearly going wrong.


(17)  How long is it going to take to ? The company's in trouble and something needs to be done about it now!


(18)  If we get any more orders we'll need to production.


(19)  Can you ? I can't hear you.


(20)  I'll speak to you as soon as I've this problem with the Inland Revenue.


(21)  the screen and the camera in front of the table so we can see them and they'll be able to see us.


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