Language Variation Quiz: Preposition 'Up'

Quiz: Preposition 'Up'

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

'Pack up' - Finish work

'Bang up' - Damage badly

'Grass up' - Report someone to a person in authority

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

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

'Cross up' - Confuse, deceive

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

'Rustle up' - Make something quickly without much preparation

'Mix up' - Make something lively

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