Grammar Exercises: Phrasal Verbs

Do the exercises on phrasal verbs and click on the button to check your answers.

(Before doing the exercises you may want to read the lesson on phrasal verbs)

Complete the sentences.

passed away, do without, look forward to, called off,  made up, carried away, break out, run out, put up with, keep up.
  1. Don't smoke in the forest. Fires easily at this time of the year.
  2. I seeing my friends again.
  3. I'm afraid; we have of apple juice. Will an orange juice do?
  4. Your website has helped me a lot to the good work.
  5. A friend of mine has her wedding.
  6. His mother can't his terrible behavior anymore.
  7. As an excuse for being late, she a whole story.
  8. I got by his enthusiasm.
  9. I just cannot my mobile. I always keep it with me.
  10. she was very sad because her father last week.

Complete the phrasal verbs with the correct particles.

  1. I don't know where my book is. I must look it.
  2. Fill the form, please.
  3. The music is too loud. Could you turn the volume, please?
  4. Quick, get the bus or you'll have to walk home.
  5. Turn the lights when you go to bed.
  6. Do you mind if I switch the TV? I'd like to watch the news.
  7. The dinner was ruined. I had to throw it .
  8. When you enter the house, take your shoes and put your slippers.
  9. If you don't know this word, you can look it in a dictionary.

Complete the phrasal verbs according to their meanings in brackets.

  1. your shoes.(Remove)
  2. Somebody has to the baby. (Take care of)
  3. She wants to the truth? (Discover)
  4. Where can I the sweater? (See if it fits)
  5. . (be quick)
  6. Why don't you ? (Take a seat)
  7. I will the train now. (Enter)
  8. the word in a dictionary. (Consult a dictionary)
  9. I want to the form. (Complete)
  10. The firemen the fire.(Extinguish)


Before submitting the test, check the following:

  • Punctuation and capitalization
  • Spelling
  • Spaces (don't add any unnecessary spaces)

Such mistakes would cost you valuable points. Good luck!

Related materials:

List of phrasal verbs.