Language Variation Quiz: Preposition 'Up'

Quiz: Preposition 'Up'

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

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










'Square up' - Confront someone or prepare to fight them










'Cross up' - Confuse, deceive










'Stitch up' - Cheat someone or make them look guilty when they aren't










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










'Bail up' - Talk to someone and delay them










'Front up' - Appear somewhere for a short time










'Clag up' - Make something sticky










'Choose up' - Form groups or teams










'Mix up' - Make something lively