Language Variation Quiz: Preposition 'Up'

Quiz: Preposition 'Up'

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

'Hutch up' - Share accommodation with a number of people because of the high rent

'Clag up' - Make something sticky

'Pack up' - Finish work

'Muddle up' - Mistake a person or thing for someone or something else because they look similar

'Give up' - Allow or give away a run while pitching (baseball)

'Bang up' - Damage badly

'Gussy up' - Dress smartly or improve the appearance of something

'Tickle up' - Improve a document

'Ball up' - Confuse or make things complicated

'Gee up' - Encourage people to show more enthusiasm or make more effort