Language Variation Quiz: Preposition 'Up'

Quiz: Preposition 'Up'

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

'Stuff up' - Make a mistake, do badly, spoil










'Gin up' - Boost, increase or exaggerate










'Pack up' - Finish work










'Choose up' - Form groups or teams










'Bail up' - Talk to someone and delay them










'Muddle up' - Mistake a person or thing for someone or something else because they look similar










'Grass up' - Report someone to a person in authority










'Belt up' - Be quiet










'Bail up' - Rob someone at gunpoint










'Hash up' - Spoil, make a mess