exercice verbes à particules anglais 11

Complétez les phrases suivantes avec le phrasal verb qui convient: choisissez la réponse parmi la liste suivante. Il faut peut-être changer la forme de certains phrasal verbs:

blow over, beef up, back out, bail out, bear up to, back down, back up, blow out, black out, be up to

1. Neither side was willing to …………………..

2. He ………………. of the deal at the last moment.

3. None of the witnesses ………………… the accused.

4. His influential parents …………….. him …………… whenever he is in trouble.

5. I am sure the boys are ……………… something mischievous.

6. Her arguments just don’t ………………. the truth.

7. The bank has ……………….. security at all of its ATMs.

8. He was rushed to hospital after he ………………… in the bathroom.

9. The girl …………….. the candles and cut the cake.

10. The actor was advised to keep a low profile until the controversy …………………

Réponses

1. Neither side was willing to back down.

2. He backed out of the deal at the last moment.

3. None of the witnesses backed up the accused.

4. His influential parents bail him out whenever he is in trouble.

5. I am sure the boys are up to something mischievous.

6. Her arguments just don’t bear up to the truth.

7. The bank has beefed up security at all of its ATMs.

8. He was rushed to hospital after he blacked out in the bathroom.

9. The girl blew out the candles and cut the cake.

10. The actor was advised to keep a low profile until the controversy blew over.

 

 

Compréhension des phrasal verbs:

1. He broke ………………… in the middle of his speech.

a) up b) in c) down d) off

2. She blew ………………….. the candle.

a) off b) on c) out d) up

3. At last the storm blew …………………….

a) off b) over c) out d) in

4. The opposition parties are planning to bring …………………. a No-Confidence Motion against the Prime Minister.

a) up b) forward c) out d) about

5. The witness said that he can’t call …………………. the whole events.

a) up (recollect) b) in c) on d) at

6. The workers have called ……………………… the strike.

a) off b) on c) at d) in

7. The investigators tried to call ……………………… the details from him.

a) off b) forth c) up d) out

8. The terrorist’s plan to blow ………………… the bridge was foiled by the police.

a) out b) off c) up d) over

9. She is cut ………………….. for a job of this kind.

a) out b) off c) up d) down

10. She came ……………………. with flying colors in the examination.

a) out b) on c) off d) after

Réponses

1. He broke down in the middle of his speech.

2. She blew out the candle.

3. At last the storm blew over.

4. The opposition parties are planning to bring forward a No-Confidence Motion against the Prime Minister.

5. The witness said that he can’t call up the whole events.

6. The workers have called off the strike.
7. The investigators tried to call forth the details from him. (call forth = elicit)

8. The terrorist’s plan to blow up the bridge was foiled by the police.

9. She is cut out for a job of this kind.

10. She came off with flying colors in the examination.

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