Language Variation Quiz: Preposition 'On'

Quiz: 'Preposition 'On''

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

'Run up on' - Approach someone without their knowing










'Lash out on' - Spend a lot of money buying something










'Sign off on' - Give official approval










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










'Play on' - Continue playing a sport though there might be a reason to stop










'Grow on' - Become gradually more evident










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










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










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










'Hit on' - Ask for money