Language Variation Quiz: Preposition 'Up'

Quiz: Preposition 'Up'

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

'Train up' - Teach someone the specific skills they will need to carry out a job or task










'Vamp up' - Invent, maker up, improvise










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










'Give up' - Allow or give away a run while pitching (baseball)










'Suit up' - Get dressed or put on a uniform for an activity or task










'Bang up' - Put someone in prison










'Hit up' - Ask someone for some money










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










'Choose up' - Form groups or teams










'Muddle up' - Take things that are ordered or sequenced and mess them up