Language Variation Quiz: Preposition 'Up'

Quiz: Preposition 'Up'

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

'Balls up' - Spoil, ruin

'Pal up' - Become friends

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

'Cough up' - Lose possession of a ball, etc. in a contact sport

'Ginger up' - Make more lively

'Goof up' - Mess, spoil

'Stitch up' - Cheat someone or make them look guilty when they aren't

'Vamp up' - Invent, maker up, improvise

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

'Tie up' - Block a road, etc