Phrasal Verbs 5

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edited September 16 in Vocabulary

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

bring up
brush off
burn down
burn up
buy out
buy up
call for
call off
call on
call on

1. The large company is trying to ___________________ all of its smaller competitors.
2. Even if it rains, we will not ___________________ the picnic on Saturday, since everything is reserved.
3. Be careful of the temperature in the oven so that the pizza does not ____________________!
4. Please _______________________ the subject of salary when you have your yearly evaluation.
5. When we were younger, we would often ___________________ my mother's family who lived near us.
6. To corner the market, the investor wants to _________________ the available stock and force the price to go higher.
7. Sparks from the wood stove in winter caused the house to _______________________.
8. If you raise your hand, the teacher might ___________________ you if you know the answer.
9. These recipes _____________________ a lot of milk, flour, eggs and sugar.
10. It was sad to see her _______________ him ___________ after all the attention he has given her.

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1. The large company is trying to buy out / buy up all of its smaller competitors.
2. Even if it rains, we will not call off the picnic on Saturday, since everything is reserved.
3. Be careful of the temperature in the oven so that the pizza does not burn up !
4. Please bring up the subject of salary when you have your yearly evaluation.
5. When we were younger, we would often call on my mother's family who lived near us.
6. To corner the market, the investor wants to buy up the available stock and force the price to go higher.
7. Sparks from the wood stove in winter caused the house to burn down.
8. If you raise your hand, the teacher might call on you if you know the answer.
9. These recipes call for a lot of milk, flour, eggs and sugar.
10. It was sad to see her brush him off after all the attention he has given her.

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