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