Language Variation Quiz: Preposition 'Around'

Quiz: 'Preposition 'Around''

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

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

'Slob around' - Be lazy, do nothing

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

'Drop around' - Visit someone, often without making an arrangement

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

'Have around' - Entertain someone in your home

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

'Goof around' - Fool around, not be serious

'Screw around' - Waste time

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