Language Variation Quiz: Preposition 'On'

Quiz: Preposition 'On'

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

'Try it on' - Provoke someone by being annoying or behaving badly










'Key in on' - Focus attention on, single out










'Sign off on' - Give official approval










'Get it on' - Become interested or excited










'Sit on' - To handle somebody firmly who behaves impertinently, conceitedly










'Bail out on' - Stop supporting someone when they are in trouble










'Plough on' - Continue doing something you don't want to










'Creep out on' - To do the same activity for a very long time










'Grow on' - Become gradually more evident










'Dump on' - Criticize heavily, often unfairly