Language Variation Quiz: Preposition 'Up'

Quiz: Preposition 'Up'

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

'Brace up' - Feel more confident or optimistic about something










'Key up' - Make someone excited or nervous










'Clag up' - Make something sticky










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










'Rack up' - Damage










'Duff up' - Beat or hit someone repeatedly










'Pack up' - Finish work










'Gin up' - Boost, increase or exaggerate










'Bang up' - Put someone in prison










'Plow up' - Break the surface of soil