Exercise: Phrasal Verbs - Stand

Topic: Phrasal Verbs | Level: Intermediate

Online English Quiz

Instructions: Choose the correct answer.

Q1 - She couldn't stand .... because she was drunk
Q2 - She's very conservative and stands ...... traditional family values
Q3 - Because the actor was ill, John stood ...... for him and played the role for a week
Q4 - She stood ...... Parliament at the last election but wasn't elected
Q5 - She stood .... her brother when he was sent to prison and kept on visiting him and caring about him
Q6 - Stand ....... your man
Q7 - Claire was the best candidate by a long chalk; it stands ...... reason that she got the post
Q8 - He's so much better than the other students and stood ...... from the first day
Q9 - The house stands ..... because it is the only one in the street that has been painted recently
Q10 - She's standing ...... from her position because she wants a younger person to take over
Q11 - She stood ...... him when he criticised her and told him exactly what she thought of his management style
Q12 - He stood ..... his wife when she was disgraced and carried on their relationship as normal
Q13 - The soldier stood ..... attention
Q14 - 'What do the initials BBC stand ......?' 'British Broadcasting Corporation.'

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Q1 - She couldn't stand .... because she was drunk
 
in
 
up
 
on
Q2 - She's very conservative and stands ...... traditional family values
 
on
 
out
 
for
Q3 - Because the actor was ill, John stood ...... for him and played the role for a week
 
off
 
in
 
out
Q4 - She stood ...... Parliament at the last election but wasn't elected
 
on
 
for
 
in
Q5 - She stood .... her brother when he was sent to prison and kept on visiting him and caring about him
 
by
 
in
 
on
Q6 - Stand ....... your man
 
in
 
by
 
out
Q7 - Claire was the best candidate by a long chalk; it stands ...... reason that she got the post
 
for
 
up
 
to
Q8 - He's so much better than the other students and stood ...... from the first day
 
off
 
out
 
in
Q9 - The house stands ..... because it is the only one in the street that has been painted recently
 
in
 
on
 
out
Q10 - She's standing ...... from her position because she wants a younger person to take over
 
in
 
down
 
off
Q11 - She stood ...... him when he criticised her and told him exactly what she thought of his management style
 
up to
 
up
 
up for
Q12 - He stood ..... his wife when she was disgraced and carried on their relationship as normal
 
down
 
by
 
in
Q13 - The soldier stood ..... attention
 
for
 
in
 
to
Q14 - 'What do the initials BBC stand ......?' 'British Broadcasting Corporation.'
 
by
 
for
 
with

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