'Phrasal Verbs - Hold' Quiz

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Phrasal Verbs - Hold

Exercise Instructions: Choose the correct answer.

Q1 - Everybody thought they'd split up, but they managed to hold things ____.
Q2 - My boss is so boring- she held ____ for an hour the other day about arriving on time.
Q3 - The workers want a better deal and are holding ____ what the management has offered.
Q4 - We couldn't get everyone to come on the date planned, so the meeting's been held ____ till next week.
Q5 - When the bus pulled out, I held ____ to the rail.
Q6 - She's busy at the moment- could you hold ____ for a few minutes?
Q7 - Fortunately, the rain held ____ for a few hours so we were able to have the party in the garden.
Q8 - They managed to hold ____ against the invaders for a couple of weeks before surrendering.
Q9 - I'm sorry I'm late- I was held ____ in the traffic.
Q10 - He's always changing jobs- he finds it hard to hold a job ____.

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Q1 - Everybody thought they'd split up, but they managed to hold things ____.
 
forth
 
together
 
out
Q2 - My boss is so boring- she held ____ for an hour the other day about arriving on time.
 
forth
 
on
 
out
Q3 - The workers want a better deal and are holding ____ what the management has offered.
 
out against
 
out for
Q4 - We couldn't get everyone to come on the date planned, so the meeting's been held ____ till next week.
 
off
 
on
 
over
 
out
Q5 - When the bus pulled out, I held ____ to the rail.
 
in
 
on
 
onto
Q6 - She's busy at the moment- could you hold ____ for a few minutes?
 
on
 
out
Q7 - Fortunately, the rain held ____ for a few hours so we were able to have the party in the garden.
 
forth
 
off
 
on
 
out
Q8 - They managed to hold ____ against the invaders for a couple of weeks before surrendering.
 
on
 
off
 
out
Q9 - I'm sorry I'm late- I was held ____ in the traffic.
 
on
 
out
 
up
Q10 - He's always changing jobs- he finds it hard to hold a job ____.
 
down
 
forth
 
out
 
up

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