Language Variation Quiz: Preposition 'On'

Quiz: Preposition 'On'

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

'Run up on' - Approach someone without their knowing

'Grow on' - Become gradually more evident

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

'Fink on' - Give away secrets about someone

'Wait on' - Sell goods in a shop

'Chow down on' - Eat something

'Sign off on' - Give official approval

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

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

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