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