Language Variation Quiz: Preposition 'On'

Quiz: Preposition 'On'

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

'Plow on' - Continue doing something you don't want to










'Quit on' - Stop working, associating or being friends with someone, especially when they need support










'Sit on' - To handle somebody firmly who behaves impertinently, conceitedly










'Wind on' - Forward a film or tape to a certain point










'Play on' - Continue playing a sport though there might be a reason to stop










'Run up on' - Approach someone without their knowing










'Be on' - Be at the top of one’s game, performing very well










'Plough on' - Continue doing something you don't want to










'Sign on' - Open a claim for unemployment benefit










'Grow on' - Become gradually more evident