Language Variation Quiz: Preposition 'Up'

Quiz: Preposition 'Up'

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

'Square up' - Confront someone or prepare to fight them










'Balls up' - Spoil, ruin










'Snaffle up' - Consume, take, buy something other people may want










'Ball up' - Confuse or make things complicated










'Goof up' - Mess, spoil










'Cough up' - Lose possession of a ball, etc. in a contact sport










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










'Bring Up' - Be officially charged with a crime










'Duff up' - Beat or hit someone repeatedly










'Front up' - Appear somewhere for a short time