Phrasal Verbs 3

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edited September 3 in Vocabulary

Following is a list of phrasal verbs that you need to know. Put the correct word in each sentence.


break in
break in (into)
break in
break off
break out
break out
break out of
break up
break up
break up

1. The fighter plane began to ____________________ when the missile hit it.
2. The thief tried to ______________________ the house but did not see the watch dog.
3. Many celebrity couples ___________________ after a short time together, but not all.
4. At any moment, the lawyer might _________________ letters that show the company was wrong.
5. The men were innocent and started to ____________________ jail when they were caught.
6. Military police were used to ____________________ the crowd of protestors in front of the court house.
7. Take the time you need to ____________________ those boots, or you'll have sore feet.
8. The new employee decided to ____________________ his contract when he saw his working conditions.
9. The boss likes to ___________________ on employee conversations.
10. The idea is for everyone to ____________________ in song when the team is on the field.

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1. The fighter plane began to break up when the missile hit it.
2. The thief tried to break in (into) the house but did not see the watchdog.
3. Many celebrity couples break up after a short time together, but not all.
4. At any moment, the lawyer might break out letters that show the company was wrong.
5. The men were innocent and started to break out of jail when they were caught.
6. Military police were used to break up the crowd of protestors in front of the courthouse.
7. Take the time you need to break in those boots, or you'll have sore feet.
8. The new employee decided to break off his contract when he saw his working conditions.
9. The boss likes to break in on employee conversations.
10. The idea is for everyone to break out in song when the team is on the field.


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