exercice verbes à particules anglais 13

Remplacez le mot souligné par le phrasal verb synonyme:

1. He supported his friend’s claim.

a) backed off

b) backed up

c) backed down

2. The police could not produce any evidence that would substantiate the charge of murder.

a) bear down

b) bear out

c) bear off

3. I want to sell my old car and buy a new one.

a) dispose of

b) dispose off

c) dispose with

4. During her prolonged battle with illness she often desired death.

a) longed for

b) longed out

5. Athletes from our district won many medals at the national sports meet.

a) bore away

b) bore down

c) bore out

6. The leader has been able to crush all opposition.

a) bear down

b) bear out

c) bear up

7. He stopped suddenly in the middle of his story.

a) broke down

b) broke off

c) broke into

8. His folly has caused his ruin.

a) brought about

b) brought forward

c) brought out

9. He found great difficulty in converting her to his views.

a) bringing her round

b) bringing her out

c) bringing her up

10. His passion deprived him of his self-control.

a) carried him out

b) carried him away

c) carried him on


Réponses

1. He backed up his friend’s claim.

2. The police could not produce any evidence that would bear out the charge of murder.

3. I want to dispose of my old car and buy a new one.

4. During her prolonged battle with illness she often longed for death.

5. Athletes from our district bore away many medals at the national sports meet.

6. The leader has been able to bear down all opposition.

7. He broke off suddenly in the middle of his story.

8. His folly has brought about his ruin.

9. He found great difficulty in bringing her round to his views.

10. His passion carried him away.

 

Même exercice:

exemple:
His request for a raise was rejected.  → His request for a raise was turned down.

put out, take off, look into, make out, got through, passed away, put up, put off, passed out, got over, takes up, give up

1. When we reached the airport, the plane was about to leave.

2. The firemen extinguished the fire easily.

3. The officer promised to examine my case without delay.

4. In spite of being ill, he passed the exam.

5. The municipality has decided to erect a statue of the leader.

6. I could not understand what he was saying.

7. The meeting has been postponed.

8. She fainted when she heard the news.

9. That table occupies a lot of space. I think we should move it to the hall.

10. His grandmother died yesterday.

11. The doctor advised him to stop smoking.

12. He soon overcame his nervousness.

Réponses exo 2

 

  1. 1. When we reached the airport, the plane was about to take off.
  2. 2. The firemen put out the fire easily.
  3. 3. The officer promised to look into my case without delay.
  4. 4. In spite of being ill, he got through the exam.
  5. 5. The municipality has decided to put up a statue of the leader.
  6. 6. I could not make out what he was saying.
  7. 7. The meeting has been put off.
  8. 8. She passed out when she heard the news.
  9. 9. That table takes up a lot of space. I think we should move it to the hall.
  10. 10. His grandmother passed away yesterday.
  11. 11. The doctor advised him to give up smoking.
  12. 12. He soon got over his nervousness.

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