Language Variation Quiz: Preposition 'Up'

Quiz: Preposition 'Up'

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

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

'Cross up' - Confuse, deceive

'Bang up' - Damage badly

'Vamp up' - Invent, maker up, improvise

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

'Wash up' - Wash face and hands

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

'Mix up' - Make something lively

'Belt up' - Be quiet

'Gin up' - Boost, increase or exaggerate