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