Exercise: Phrasal Verbs - Off

Topic: Phrasal Verbs | Level: Intermediate

Online English Quiz

Instructions: Choose the correct verb to complete the sentence

Q1 - His mother was angry and ........ him off for being late
Q2 - The waiter's coughing ..... me off the dinner; I couldn't eat any of it
Q3 - Everybody was surpised when her plan ..... off and she got promoted
Q4 - I was tired and ..... off during the play
Q5 - Jess ...... off her engagement when she found out that her partner had been unfaithful to her
Q6 - Newcastle United ...... off the FA cup last season
Q7 - Fran was so tired that she ........ off during the lecture
Q8 - The college was closed because numbers had been ....... off for years
Q9 - The factory chimneys ....... off a lot of smoke
Q10 - The rain ...... off and they were able to play the match
Q11 - He hates his boss and is always ....... off about her
Q12 - Tourists are often ...... off and pay far too much for what they buy
Q13 - The minister ..... off a load of statistics to defend her department's actions
Q14 - The dog ..... off the burglars, who left without taking anything
Q15 - Lenka started jogging to ....... off the weight she'd put on during the holidays
Q16 - The old man ...... off the two muggers
Q17 - The countries ...... diplomatic relations a few months before they went to war
Q18 - If you are charged too much money for something, you are ....... off
Q19 - I went to the gym to ..... off my anger
Q20 - Please ....... off the grass and stay on the path
Q21 - The burglars were scared ......... when the dog started barking
Q22 - After the deserts, we ....... off the meal with coffee and a whisky
Q23 - She ........ her coat off because it was very hot
Q24 - They're travelling around India for six months; they ........ off this morning for the airport
Q25 - Because it was not a very serious crime, the police ........ her off with just a warning
Q26 - The robbers ........ off with ten thousand pounds
Q27 - It's five thirty so I ........ off home now
Q28 - Although he was guilty, he ........ off without any punishment
Q29 - Her electricity was ........ off because she hadn't paid the bill
Q30 - The plane ........ off on time, but arrived an hour late
Q31 - The car was so badly damaged that the insurance company ........ it off
Q32 - When you leave, could you remember to ........ off the lights please
Q33 - You must ........ off the grass in the park; nobody can walk on it
Q34 - They had to ........ the play off for a fortnight when the leading actor fell ill

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Q1 - His mother was angry and ........ him off for being late
 
put
 
took
 
told
Q2 - The waiter's coughing ..... me off the dinner; I couldn't eat any of it
 
put
 
set
 
got
Q3 - Everybody was surpised when her plan ..... off and she got promoted
 
went
 
got
 
came
Q4 - I was tired and ..... off during the play
 
nodded
 
popped
 
slept
Q5 - Jess ...... off her engagement when she found out that her partner had been unfaithful to her
 
broke
 
took
 
went
Q6 - Newcastle United ...... off the FA cup last season
 
went
 
carried
 
took
Q7 - Fran was so tired that she ........ off during the lecture
 
went
 
came
 
dozed
Q8 - The college was closed because numbers had been ....... off for years
 
falling
 
coming
 
going
Q9 - The factory chimneys ....... off a lot of smoke
 
take
 
bring
 
give
Q10 - The rain ...... off and they were able to play the match
 
came
 
held
 
stood
Q11 - He hates his boss and is always ....... off about her
 
mouthing
 
speaking
 
talking
Q12 - Tourists are often ...... off and pay far too much for what they buy
 
taken
 
given
 
ripped
Q13 - The minister ..... off a load of statistics to defend her department's actions
 
rattled
 
spoke
 
told
Q14 - The dog ..... off the burglars, who left without taking anything
 
scared
 
bit
 
took
Q15 - Lenka started jogging to ....... off the weight she'd put on during the holidays
 
work
 
give
 
set
Q16 - The old man ...... off the two muggers
 
set
 
went
 
fought
Q17 - The countries ...... diplomatic relations a few months before they went to war
 
broke
 
set
 
put
Q18 - If you are charged too much money for something, you are ....... off
 
ripped
 
bought
 
paid
Q19 - I went to the gym to ..... off my anger
 
set
 
turn
 
work
Q20 - Please ....... off the grass and stay on the path
 
keep
 
take
 
put
Q21 - The burglars were scared ......... when the dog started barking
 
away
 
up
 
off
Q22 - After the deserts, we ....... off the meal with coffee and a whisky
 
finished
 
worked
 
rounded
Q23 - She ........ her coat off because it was very hot
 
put
 
took
 
made
Q24 - They're travelling around India for six months; they ........ off this morning for the airport
 
set
 
let
 
told
Q25 - Because it was not a very serious crime, the police ........ her off with just a warning
 
set
 
let
 
get
Q26 - The robbers ........ off with ten thousand pounds
 
let
 
made
 
got
Q27 - It's five thirty so I ........ off home now
 
am
 
get
 
make
Q28 - Although he was guilty, he ........ off without any punishment
 
got
 
let
 
was
Q29 - Her electricity was ........ off because she hadn't paid the bill
 
set
 
cut
 
put
Q30 - The plane ........ off on time, but arrived an hour late
 
got
 
made
 
took
Q31 - The car was so badly damaged that the insurance company ........ it off
 
set
 
wrote
 
turned
Q32 - When you leave, could you remember to ........ off the lights please
 
turn
 
take
 
get
Q33 - You must ........ off the grass in the park; nobody can walk on it
 
keep
 
put
 
turn
Q34 - They had to ........ the play off for a fortnight when the leading actor fell ill
 
let
 
put
 
get

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