Phrasal Verbs Exercise for Class 10 CBSE

Each sentence given below contains an incomplete phrasal verb. Complete the phrasal verb by supplying a suitable preposition or adverb particle.

This phrasal verbs worksheet is helpful for students of class 10.

1. I am yet to get ……………………. the flu I got last week. (on / over / off)

2. Although it has been more than 15 years since her mother’s death, she still hasn’t gotten ……………………….. it. (out / over / from)

3. I can no longer put ……………………… his arrogance. (out with / up with / off with)

4. You should never let your family ……………………… (down / over / out)

5. None of his friends backed him ……………………….. when he was in trouble.  (out / up / on)

6. I can no longer depend on this car. It often breaks …………………………. (out / down / off)

7. She has called …………………………. the wedding. (out / up / off)

8. I checked …………………… the new restaurant. They serve the best food in town. (in / out / over)

9. He cracked many jokes to cheer me ………………………… (on / up / in)

10. My dad was not in favour of adopting a kitten but he came ………………………. after spending an hour with kitten Poppy. (around / off / out)

11. After eating that sandwich, I came ……………………….. with a stomach flu. (off / down / out)

12. Don’t worry about a problem until it comes ……………………….. (on / up / out)

13. Somebody should come ……………………… a better solution. (out with / up with / off with)

14. He doesn’t have any friends he can count ……………………….. (off / on / over)

15. The IT department has been cracking ……………………… on tax evaders. (at / down / over)

16. Seeing me all dressed ………………………., my dog became restless. He knew that I was going somewhere. (out / up / on)

17. After making six different plans for the holiday, we ended ……………………… going to Kerala all over again. (out / up / in)

18. The toy fell ……………………….. when the boy dropped it. (out / apart / off)

19. Here is my bottle. Please fill it ………………………… (out / up / in)

20. Good communication skills help you to get your ideas ………………………… (on / across / over)

21. Without patience and perseverance, you cannot get ………………………. in life. (on / ahead / out)

22. My dog gets ……………………….. with cats. (along / over / off)

23. In large cities, you cannot get ……………………… without a car or a bike. (around / by / out)

24. When they finally got ……………………… to resolve the issue, things had already spiraled out of control. (around / out / up)

25. The thieves got ………………………. through the back door. (away / off / around)

26. As he is the son of the minister, he can get ………………………….. things that others can’t. (away with / by with / out with)

27. After she lost her job, she has been struggling to get ………………………. (on / by / up)

Answers

over; 2. over; 3. up with; 4. down; 5. up; 6. down; 7. off; 8. out; 9. up; 10. around; 11. down; 12. up; 13. up with; 14. on; 15. down on; 16. up; 17. up; 18. apart; 19. up; 20. across; 21. ahead; 22. along; 23. around; 24. around; 25. away; 26. away with; 27. by

Explanations

To get over flu is to recover from it.

To put up with something is to tolerate it.

To let somebody down is to disappoint them.

To back somebody up is to support them.

If something breaks down, it stops working.

To call off a wedding is to cancel it.

To check out a restaurant is to visit it.

To come around is to change your opinion about something.

To come down with something is to catch an illness.

When a problem comes up, it presents itself.

When you count on somebody you depend on them.

To crack down on somebody is to punish them harshly.

To dress up is to put on nice clothes.

When something falls apart, it breaks into pieces.

To get an idea across is to convey it successfully.

To get ahead is to make progress.

To get along with somebody is to be on good terms with them.

To get around is to travel from place to place.

To get around to something is to do it eventually.

To get away is to escape

To get away with something is to do something wrong and face no consequences at all.

To get by is to manage with very little money.

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