Phrasal verb quiz: CALL

Check out today’s Teatime Titbit: Teaser on Tuesday – Phrasal verb quiz: CALL

Yep, I’m going all grammar on you today, yuk!!!! It’s a dirty job but it sometimes has to be done.

Phrasal verbs are a verb (GIVE) and a preposition (UP) together – to GIVE sth UP means to STOP DOING sth, e.g. I GAVE smoking UP last year.

It’s often easier to focus on a verb and the prepositions which can go with it and the meaning – today let’s focus on the verb ‘CALL’.

Use one of the following prepositions to replace the verb in CAPITAL LETTERS with CALL (in the right form) + the correct preposition: FOR; FOR; ON; OFF; BACK;

  1. The conference was CANCELLED at short notice.
  2. Whenever I’m in the area I like to VISIT my customers.
  3. I’ll COLLECT you at 10 a.m.
  4. The opposition is DEMANDING changes in the law.
  5. Thank you for calling. I’ll GET BACK to you as soon as I have the information.

 

1) …………………… 2) …………………… 3) …………………… 4) …………………… 5) ……………………

 

Answers:

1.called OFF 2. call ON 3. call FOR 4. calling FOR 5. call you BACK

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