Language Variation Quiz: Preposition 'Up'

Quiz: Preposition 'Up'

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

'Shack up' - Live somewhere temporarily










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










'Key up' - Make someone excited or nervous










'Ball up' - Confuse or make things complicated










'Choke up' - Grip a handle farther from the end for better control










'Balls up' - Spoil, ruin










'Kick up' - Cause trouble or pain










'Ring up' - Achieve an amount or number










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










'Mix up' - Make something lively