Phrasal verbs with bring | Exercise 5

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A large number of phrasal verbs use the word bring. This worksheet tests your ability to use these phrasal verbs.

1. Akbar brought ---------------- many administrative reforms in the country.

a) off b) about c) in

2. That song brings ------------------ fond memories of my college days.

a) up b) back c) off

3. You had better bring ---------------- a technician.

a) in b) out c) down

3. The government plans to bring --------------- a law to stop factories from employing children under 14.

a) out b) about c) in

4. I didn't think that she would be able to bring it ----------------, but she did.

a) off b) up c) in

5. The singer has just brought ----------------- her new album.

a) up b) out c) in

6. They are planning to bring ----------------- a revised edition of their encyclopedia.

a) in b) up c) out

7. The doctors tried hard to bring him -------------, but they couldn't.

a) about b) up c) round

8. She quit her job to bring ---------------- her niece.

a) off b) up c) in

9. I don't want you to bring ---------------- this topic when we meet them tomorrow.

a) in b) out c) up

Answers

1. Akbar brought about many administrative reforms in the country. (To bring about reforms is to make them happen.)

2. That song brings back fond memories of my college days.

3. You had better bring in a technician. (To bring someone in is to ask them to come and help.)

3. The government plans to bring in a law to stop factories from employing children under 14. (To bring in a law is to introduce it.)

4. I didn't think that she would be able to bring it off, but she did. (To bring something off is to succeed in it.)

5. The singer has just brought out her new album.

6. They are planning to bring out a revised edition of their encyclopedia. (To bring something out is to make it available to the general public.)

7. The doctors tried hard to bring him round, but they couldn't. (To bring someone round is to help them regain consciousness.)

8. She quit her job to bring up her niece. (To bring up a child is to look after a child.)

9. I don't want you to bring up this topic when we meet them tomorrow. (To bring something up is to mention it.)

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