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