Language Variation Quiz: Preposition 'Up'

Quiz: Preposition 'Up'

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

'Gussy up' - Dress smartly or improve the appearance of something










'Mix up' - Make something lively










'Bang up' - Put someone in prison










'Duff up' - Beat or hit someone repeatedly










'Hang it up' - Retire, quit










'Hook up' - Meet someone










'Tickle up' - Improve a document










'Stop up' - Stay up late










'Ring up' - Achieve an amount or number










'Goof up' - Mess, spoil