Language Variation Quiz: Preposition 'On'

Quiz: 'Preposition 'On''

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

'Clock on' - Record the time of arriving at work on a machine

'Quit on' - Stop working, associating or being friends with someone, especially when they need support

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

'Dump on' - Criticize heavily, often unfairly

'Wait on' - Sell goods in a shop

'Follow on' - In cricket, if the second team to bat doesn't score enough runs, it has to bat again

'Hit on' - Talk to someone to try to attract them sexually

'Fink on' - Give away secrets about someone

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

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