Language Variation Quiz: Preposition 'On'

Quiz: Preposition 'On'

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

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










'Sign on' - Open a claim for unemployment benefit










'Fink on' - Give away secrets about someone










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










'Get it on' - Become interested or excited










'Follow on' - In cricket, if the second team to bat doesn't score enough runs, it has to bat again










'Creep out on' - To do the same activity for a very long time










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










'Kip down on' - Sleep on something other than a bed










'Run up on' - Approach someone without their knowing