Language Variation Quiz: Preposition 'Up'

Quiz: Preposition 'Up'

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

'Balls up' - Spoil, ruin

'Clag up' - Make something sticky

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

'Bang up' - Put someone in prison

'Shack up' - Live somewhere temporarily

'Plow up' - Break the surface of soil

'Vamp up' - Make something more exciting, attractive, etc

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

'Hash up' - Spoil, make a mess

'Bail up' - Rob someone at gunpoint