Phrasal Verbs – Practice Set 01

Exercise 1: Match verbs 1-5 with particles A-E to make phrasal verbs

1stand / move / getAback
2lay / sit / keepBout
3run / getCdown
4go / turnDinto
5run / goEup

Exercise 2: Complete the sentences. Choose the correct particles.

1. We enjoyed it and would really like to go on / in / back one day.

2. Could you run into / away / in and get my glasses?

3. It started raining so they turned out/on / back and went home.

4. Chloe went on / off/ into the shop and bought some water.

5. Grandma walked slowly, but the children ran on / with / onto.

6. Zack went onto / with / in and ordered a drink.

Exercise 3: Match sentence halves 1-6 with A-F to make complete sentences.

1Mrs Todd came running outAto get ourselves up.
2A lot of the peopleBand scattered all over the floor.
3I remember running intoCwere turned back at the border.
4I went back to the kitchenDand stood at the side of the road.
5The pile of books fell downEthe playroom in tears.
6We had until 7:15Fto continue cooking.

Exercise 4: Match each phrasal verb 1-4 with its opposite meaning A-D.

1go inAmove down
2move upBstand up
3sit downCrun out
4run inDgo out

Exercise 5: Choose the best answer to complete the sentences.

1. After a while we all sat down / stood up / fell down to eat.

2. Someone fell down / stood up / went into in the middle of the hall and asked a question.

3. She went into /sat down / got up and walked across the room.

4. She laid the book down / moved the book up / ran the book out on the table.

5. I ran out / sat down / went into and slammed the door.

6. I need to get off / get out / turn back of New York for a while.

Exercise 6: Complete the sentences with the correct form of the phrasal verbs in the box.

get offrun inmove uplay downget upget out

1. Brody _____ of bed at 8:30 this morning.

2. I need to _____ early tomorrow for work.

3. He _____ through the open door and sat down in the living room.

4. I saw something _____ that tree over there.

5. I took a fifty dollar bill and _____ it _____ on the counter.

6. He _____ his stool and went to the door.

For Questions in PDF format, click English Vocab-03


  • Exercise 1: 1-E, 2-C, 3-B, 4-A, 5-D
  • Exercise 2: 1-back, 2-in, 3-back, 4-into, 5-on, 6-in
  • Exercise 3: 1-D, 2-C, 3-E, 4-F, 5-B, 6-A
  • Exercise 4: 1-D, 2-A, 3-B, 4-D
  • Exercise 5: 1-sat down, 2-stood up, 3-got up, 4-laid the book down, 5-ran out, 6-get out
  • Exercise 6: 1-got out, 2-get up, 3-ran in, 4-moving up, 5-laid(it)down, 6-got off

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