Language Variation Quiz: Preposition 'To'

Quiz: 'Preposition 'To''

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

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










'Play up to' - Flatter someone










'Give it up to' - Applaud










'Step to' - Confront










'Hew to' - Conform, adhere










'Step to' - Chat, talk to










'Square up to' - Accept responsibility or guilt










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










'Run to' - Have enough money to buy something, often negative










'Kiss up to' - Try to get into someone's favour