Stellar Phrasal Verbs Quiz

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  • 1. 

    I know Sarah isn't the easiest person to get along with, but I think you´ll _____________ to her eventually.

    • A.

      Look into

    • B.

      Speak up

    • C.

      Warm up

    • D.

      Stand out

    Correct Answer
    C. Warm up
    Explanation
    The phrase "I think you'll warm up to her eventually" suggests that the speaker believes that the person will eventually develop a positive or friendly relationship with Sarah, despite her difficult personality. "Warm up" in this context means to become more comfortable or friendly with someone over time.

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  • 2. 

    Guess who I ______________ the other day? Do you remember my ex-partner Dana? 

    • A.

      Bumped into

    • B.

      Spoke up to

    • C.

      Pulled off

    • D.

      Warmed up to

    Correct Answer
    A. Bumped into
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Bumped into." This phrase is commonly used to describe unexpectedly running into someone. In this context, the speaker is saying that they had an unplanned encounter with someone named Dana, who is their ex-partner.

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  • 3. 

    I'm afraid that despite our best efforts, the presentation didn't ________________ well. 

    • A.

      Stand out

    • B.

      Go over

    • C.

      Pull off 

    • D.

      Turn out

    Correct Answer
    D. Turn out
    Explanation
    The phrase "turn out" means to happen or develop in a particular way. In the given context, it suggests that the presentation did not go as well as expected or hoped for, despite the speaker's best efforts.

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  • 4. 

    I try to give my opinion but I feel that people are always ______________ mid-sentence when I talk. 

    • A.

      Bumping into me

    • B.

      Cutting me off

    • C.

      Standing me out

    • D.

      Pulling me off

    Correct Answer
    B. Cutting me off
    Explanation
    The phrase "cutting me off" means interrupting someone while they are speaking. In this context, the speaker feels that people are constantly interrupting them mid-sentence when they try to express their opinion. This interruption can make it difficult for the speaker to fully communicate their thoughts and ideas.

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  • 5. 

    Thank you for coming in today. Could you briefly ___________ your experience in project management?

    • A.

      Speak up

    • B.

      Burn out

    • C.

      Go over

    • D.

      Look into

    Correct Answer
    C. Go over
    Explanation
    The phrase "go over" means to review or discuss something in detail. In the given context, the speaker is asking the person to briefly review or discuss their experience in project management. This implies that the speaker wants a concise overview or summary of the person's project management experience.

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  • 6. 

    (On the phone) Hello? Could you _____________ a bit? There's a lot of noise in the office.

    • A.

      Stand out

    • B.

      Turn out

    • C.

      Burn out

    • D.

      Speak up

    Correct Answer
    D. Speak up
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "speak up". In this context, the person on the phone is asking the other person to speak louder or more clearly because there is a lot of noise in the office. "Stand out" means to be easily noticeable, "turn out" means to attend or appear at an event, and "burn out" means to become exhausted or lose motivation. So, out of the given options, "speak up" is the most appropriate choice for the situation described.

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  • 7. 

    That's a very ambitious plan you have. If you manage to _______________ I will be very pleased. 

    • A.

      Cut it off

    • B.

      Stand out

    • C.

      Look into it

    • D.

      Pull it off 

    Correct Answer
    D. Pull it off 
    Explanation
    If you manage to "pull it off," it means that you have successfully accomplished or achieved something difficult or challenging. The phrase "pull it off" implies that the plan or task at hand requires a great deal of effort, skill, or luck to be successful. The speaker expresses that they will be very pleased if the person is able to accomplish their ambitious plan.

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  • 8. 

    I'd like to make some changes to the website. At the moment, it's not really ______________ from our competitors. 

    • A.

      Turning out 

    • B.

      Standing out

    • C.

      Speaking up

    • D.

      Warming up

    Correct Answer
    B. Standing out
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "standing out". In the given context, the speaker wants to make changes to the website because it is not differentiating itself from their competitors. So, the website is not "standing out" from the competition.

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  • 9. 

    Unfortunately, many managers in this industry ______________ because of the heavy workload and commitment. 

    • A.

      Cut off

    • B.

      Burn out

    • C.

      Stand out

    • D.

      Speak up

    Correct Answer
    B. Burn out
    Explanation
    The phrase "burn out" refers to the state of exhaustion or fatigue that occurs as a result of excessive stress or workload. In the given sentence, it is mentioned that managers in this industry experience this phenomenon due to the heavy workload and commitment. This suggests that the managers become overwhelmed and exhausted, leading to burnout.

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  • 10. 

    I'm really sorry, I don't have the answer to that question. But I can _______________  and call you back.

    • A.

      Look into it

    • B.

      Go over it

    • C.

      Warm it up

    • D.

      Speak it up

    Correct Answer
    A. Look into it
    Explanation
    The phrase "look into it" means to investigate or examine something further. In this context, the speaker is apologizing for not having the answer to the question but offers to investigate or examine the issue and then call the person back with the information.

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