Language Variation Quiz: Preposition 'Up'

Quiz: Preposition 'Up'

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

'Train up' - Teach someone the specific skills they will need to carry out a job or task










'Burn up' - To be or cause to be highly annoyed










'Big up' - Increase the size of muscles by exercise










'Cock up' - Ruin or spoil something










'Goof up' - Mess, spoil










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










'Mix up' - Make something lively










'Feed up' - Give someone a lot of food to restore their health, make them bigger, etc










'Wash up' - Wash face and hands










'Ball up' - Roll or form into a round shape