Language Variation Quiz: Preposition 'Out'

Quiz: Preposition 'Out'

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

'Nut out' - Find an answer to a problem

'Conk out' - Fall fast asleep

'Rack out' - Sleep, take a nap

'Knock out' - Sell, distribute

'Zero out' - Cut off funding for a project

'Choke out' - Clog or overwhelm

'Rub out' - Kill

'Stop out' - Be out late, especially when you are expected home

'Strike out' - Fail

'Shell out' - Spend money on something, especially when you think it's too expensive