Language Variation Quiz: Preposition 'On'

Quiz: Preposition 'On'

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

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










'Sign on' - Open a claim for unemployment benefit










'Try it on' - Provoke someone by being annoying or behaving badly










'Get it on' - Become interested or excited










'Run up on' - Approach someone without their knowing










'Grow on' - Become gradually more evident










'Poop out on' - Fail to keep an appointment










'Dump on' - Criticize heavily, often unfairly










'Key in on' - Focus attention on, single out










'Hit on' - Ask for money