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Phrasal Verbs
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    Complete the sentences (Optimise B2)
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  • I hope they catch the hooligans who ____ ___ the old man. (attacked)
    beat up
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  • As soon as he stole the diamonds, he _____ ____ the nearest airport. (escape to)
    made for
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  • She drove too fast and was stopped by a police officer. She hoped the officer would ___ her ___ with a fine, but she wasn't so lucky. (give a less serious/no punishment)
    let (her) off
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  • She felt confident that she'd ___ ___ ___ the robbery. She escaped from the police and reached the cabin in the mountains where nobody would find her. (escape without punishment)
    got away with
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  • After Suzie _____ ___the bank, she stole a car and made for the coast. (robbery using violence/often with hostages)
    held up
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  • After Suzie held up the bank, she stole a car and _____ ____ the coast. (escape to)
    made for
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  • They caught the shoplifter, but she was ___ ___ with a warning. (given a less serious/no punishment)
    let off
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  • The driver who caused the accident _____ himself ___ to the police. (confess a crime to the authorities)
    turned (himself) in
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  • When the family left to go on holiday, the burglars ____ ____ their house. (enter private property to steal)
    broke into
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  • The police never caught the thief and he ___ ____ with the crime. (escape from a crime without punishment)
    got away
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  • The police asked for any witnesses to ____ _____ with information about the attack. (go to the authorities with information about a crime)
    come forward
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  • The technicians have carried ____ a number of tests on the new gadgets.
    out
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  • The police are _____ into the robbery and will let us know what they find.
    looking
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  • Would you mind if I ___ my phone in behind the bar? It's run out of battery and I need to call a taxi.
    plug
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  • What time does the news come ___? I'm anxious to find out about the train strikes.
    on
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  • I think we'll just ____ out this weekend and watch a few episodes of our favourite series. How about you?
    chill
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  • This documentary is so boring! Let's turn ____ and see what else is on.
    over
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  • The teenagers were just ______ out in the shopping centre when the police asked to check their bags. That's because there is a high rate of youth crime in this area .
    hanging
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  • I was exhausted after sitting _____ four and a half hours of exams.
    though
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  • Whoever ___ up ____ the idea for WIFI was a genius!
    came (up) with
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  • When my dad was at school they used to ____ everything ___ in books and encyclopedias. Nowadays we have the Internet which makes it much faster!
    look (everything) up
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  • Could you speak ___ please? We can't hear you from the back.
    up
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  • We didn't have a map or GPS so we ended ___ getting lost and asking some local people to help us find our way back to the hotel.
    up
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  • She wanted to video call her friends but she couldn't because she'd _____ up all of her Internet data listening to music online.
    used
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  • She didn't see them _____ up behind her as she was drinking her coffee in the kitchen. They gave her such a fright that she spilled it all down her new top!
    creep(ing)
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  • ___ up, or we're going to arrive late! And I want to get a good seat near the front row.
    Hurry
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  • It looked like he was going to come in 2nd place but he ____ up with his rival on the last lap and won the race!
    caught
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  • We're going to ____ up a film club for people who enjoy watching and talking about all different types of films.
    set
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