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Phrasal and Prepositional verbs present a real problem for the English learner as they are very rarely literal. In other words, it's usually impossible to guess their meaning from their constituent parts. There is no obvious reason why the phrasal verb 'to take on' means to hire, but it does. Try the exercises and see how you do. Reading is one of the best ways to learn some of these verbs as they make a lot more sense in some sort of context.

Phrasal Verbs Multiple Choice 44

Instructions: Click on the answer you think is correct. Phrasal Verbs with 'Off' 3.

1. Their school _____ off the cup because they had the best coach.
led
carried
put
took





2. Don't forget to _____ off the lights before you come to bed.
get
black
turn
take





3. Don't forget to _____ off the lights before you come to bed.
do
trip
make
switch





4. Jane never goes out with men with beards. She says they really _____ her off.
put
get
turn
drive





5. We'll have to _____ off by 6.30 as it´s a long journey.
stand
set
leave
make





6. Next door's kids have been _____ off fire crackers all day. It´s driving me round the bend.
letting
getting
putting
making





7. The judge was surprisingly lenient and _____ Charles off with a fine.
set
let
dropped
put





8. I was so tired that I _____ off in front of the TV and missed most of the match.
put
napped
nodded
pushed





9. You´ll have to _____ the kids off at school today as I've got to go shopping.
drop
take
bring
leave





10. The noise of those dogs barking is really _____ me off my work. I can't concentrate with the noise they're making.
driving
setting
getting
putting