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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 53

Instructions: Click on the answer you think is correct. Phrasal Verbs with 'take' 2.

1. Marta's so easy to take _____ . She's incredibly gullible and will believe almost anything, however absurd.
on
out
off
in





2. We may have to start taking _______ lodgers if I don't get a new job soon.
to
on
up
in





3. I took _____ all the most important points of his lecture. I can lend you my notes to have a look at if you like.
by
on
up
down





4. Our plane took _____ more than three hours late due to a strike at the airport in Paris.
away
up
off
on





5. We took _____ most of the usual sights when we were in New York.
by
over
on
in





6. I wish you'd take that picture _____ . I suppose you do know it's awful.
down
by
off
away





7. If you´re too warm you can take _____ your jacket and I´ll hang it up in the bedroom.
out
off
down
away





8. I really need to take a few days _____ . I've been working much too hard lately.
off
over
down
out





9. He's really good at imitating people. He can take most people _____ really well.
in
out
up
off





10. The company is taking new people _____ at the moment, so I'd send them your CV at once.
on
in
down
up