B2 First: three-word phrasal verbs
It's hard to predict what phrasal verbs you might see in the B2 First exam, but here are some you should try to learn, to help your speaking, writing and use of English.
Look at the phrasal verbs and their definitions for a few minutes and try to remember as many as possible. Then click to hide the information and try to answer the questions.
Note: sb means somebody and sth means something.
|I really look up to him||admire sb|
|He looks down on everybody.||think you are better than sb|
|We have to put up with the cold weather.||tolerate (you can't do anything about it)|
|She came up with a really good plan.||think of an idea|
|He comes across as a bit rude.||appear to be|
|The thief got away with the robbery.||not get caught|
|I always look forward to seeing him.||be excited about a future event|
|I come down with a cold every winter.||get sick (usually colds or flu)|
|I'll never grow out of liking sweets.||stop liking|
|You need to cut down on chocolate.||do sth less|
|Slow down. I can't keep up with you.||do sth fast enough|
|He won't own up to his mistakes.||admit sth|
|I don't get on with him.||have a good relationship with sb|
|I often fall out with my sister.||argue and stop being friends|
|You should make up with your ex-boyfriend.||start being friends again after an argument|
|I think he's going to break up with me.||end a romantic relationship|
|You should stand up for yourself.||defend yourself (verbally)|
|Oh dear. We've run out of bread.||used all of something|
Practice 1: multiple choice cloze (use of English part 1)
Choose the best word to complete the following sentences.
Practice 2: open cloze (use of English part 2)
The missing word could be the verb (e.g. bring/brought/bringing), or the particle (e.g. up).