Language Variation Quiz: Preposition 'Around'

Quiz: 'Preposition 'Around''

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

'Bring around' - Bring something with you when you visit










'Root around' - Look in a place to try to find something










'Screw around' - Waste time










'Doss around' - Spend time doing very little or being unproductive










'Stop around' - Visit someone for a short time.










'Have around' - Entertain someone in your home










'Faff around' - Behave indecisively










'Knock around' - Discuss casually










'Hoon around' - Act in a dangerous or reckless way, especially when driving fast










'Slob around' - Be lazy, do nothing