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










'Run up on' - Approach someone without their knowing










'Be on' - Be at the top of one’s game, performing very well










'Wind on' - Forward a film or tape to a certain point










'Rat on' - Fail to keep a promise










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










'Sign off on' - Give official approval










'Grow on' - Become gradually more evident










'Hit on' - Ask for money










'Key on' - Target, focus on (sport)