Language Variation Quiz: Preposition 'Off'

Quiz: Preposition 'Off'

Which variation of English is associated with each of the following phrasal verbs?

'Rain off' - Be postponed or stopped by rain (usually passive)










'Kick off' - Argue, protest and refuse to co-operate










'Skive off' - Avoid doing work or other duty










'Sign off' - Close a claim for unemployment benefit










'Whisk off' - Wipe, remove with a brush










'Flip off' - Extend your middle finger as a gesture of contempt










'Flog off' - Sell something cheaply to get rid of it










'Naff off' - Get lost, go away (used as imperative)










'Goof off' - Avoid or leave work










'Stomp off' - Leave somewhere angrily