Language Variation Quiz: Preposition 'To'

Quiz: Preposition 'To'

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

'Square up to' - Accept responsibility or guilt










'Stick it to' - Criticise someone










'Get across to' - Be convincing or make a good impression










'Stretch to' - Manage to supply an amount of money even though it is more than you would like to give or pay










'Pass on to' - Change topic or subject










'Play up to' - Flatter someone










'Key to' - Plan things to fit or suit people or situations










'Step to' - Chat, talk to










'Bow down to' - Show respect










'Give out to' - Scold, tell off, nag