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Inseparable phrasal verbs worksheet

Complete the following sentences using appropriate phrasal verbs. Click here for a printer-friendly version of this inseparable phrasal verbs worksheet

The two parts of an inseparable phrasal verb cannot be separated.

Complete the following sentences.

1. I called ----------------------- an old friend of mine yesterday.

a) on b) in c) off

2. I am yet to get -------------------------- my broken heart.

a) off b) over c) out

3. We might go ------------------------ most of our coal reserves in a decade or so.

a) through b) over c) after

4. Who will look -------------------------- my dogs while I am gone?

a) out b) after c) into

5. I ran ------------------------- an old friend yesterday.

a) across b) over c) in

6. James ran ------------------------ his ex-girlfriend in the hallway.

a) into b) over c) out

7. My son takes ------------------------- his Dad.

a) after b) away c) out

8. The teacher asked the students to go ----------------------- the lessons before the exam.

a) over b) on c) after

9. The police should look ---------------------- the motive behind the murder.

a) into b) at c) on


1. Call on (= visit)

2. Get over (= recover from sickness or disappointment)

3. Go through (= use up, consume)

4. Look after (= take care of)

5. Ran across (run across = find by chance)

6. Ran into (= met)

7. Takes after (= resemble)

8. Go over (= review)

9. Look into (= examine)

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