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