Language Variation Quiz: Preposition 'Off'

Quiz: 'Preposition 'Off''

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

'Cone off' - Close part or all of a road










'Blow off' - Ignore, not do something










'Get off' - Say or write something funny










'Blow off' - Not keep an appointment










'Sign off' - Close a claim for unemployment benefit










'Kiss off' - Used to tell someone to go away










'Rain off' - Be postponed or stopped by rain (usually passive)










'Hack off' - Annoy










'Swear off' - Decide to stop doing something, usually something harmful










'Skive off' - Avoid doing work or other duty