English Grammar, Third Year Classes & Topics

Exercise No. 17
Exercise No. 15

Complete each of the following sentences with a suitable phrasal verb. The meaning of the phrasal verb is given in brackets.

1.   He would not be able to ….the speed.(maintain)

2.   Raina is …. with some sort of viral infection.(confined to bed)

3.   I am not able to understand why you are always…..foreigners.(despise)

4.   We must …. a date for the child’s naming ceremony soon.(arrange, decide upon)

5.   His children treat him very badly. I do not know how he …it(tolerate)

6.   All our plans….because  of my sudden  illness.(came to nothing)

7.   It is very expensive to ….. a large house nowadays.(maintain; look after)

8.   The number of readers has….. considerably in the last few years because of the television.(came to nothing)

9.   It was  the first time they had….. since they got married.(quarreled

Since four of the committee members were ill they decided to …the meeting until the following week(postpone)

11If the weather….. soon, we will be able to have our picnic as planned.( becomes fine)

12I will never trust him again. He has ….me so many times.(failed me ; disappointed me)

1Since it was his first  offence, he was by the magistrate.( not punished; allowed to go free)

14To some extent  the high standard of living in  Sweden….the boring social life.(compensate for)

15He was……..by  group of gangsters after a football match   .( attacked  and beaten)

16Raina never wears….. (cosmetics to make her more attractive)    

1Which dress shall you…..for the party?(dress yourself in)