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