Phrasal Verbs Practice – 74

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Phrasal Verbs

 

Phrasal Verbs Practice – 74

= grapple with something
: to try hard to deal with or understand something difficult
.The Government has to grapple with the problem of unemployment
.Molly’s upstairs grappling with her math’s homework

= get by
: to have enough money to buy the things you need, but no more
.I don’t earn a huge salary, but we get by

get by on
.Sometimes they had to get by on very little

= fuss over somebody/something
to pay a lot of attention or too much attention to someone or something, especially to show that you are pleased with them or like them
.His aunts fussed over him all the time

Fling something off
to quickly remove a piece of clothing
: Syn. tear off
.He flung off his coat

= Flare up
:suddenly begin to burn, or to burn more brightly for a short time
.The fire flared up again

: If strong feelings flare or flare up, people suddenly become angry, violent etc
.Rioting has flared up in several towns
.Tempers flared during the debate

: If a disease or illness flares up, it suddenly becomes worse
.The injury has flared up again, keeping him out of today’s game

 

. Fill in the blanks with the appropriate phrasal verbs

Flare up (2) / fling off / fuss over / get by / grapple with

.N1. He ………………………. his coat
.N2. The injury has ………………………. again, keeping him out of today’s game
.N3. Rioting has ………………………. in several towns
.N4. His aunts ………………………. him all the time
.N5. The Government has to ………………………. the problem of unemployment
………………………. N6. I don’t earn a huge salary, but we

 

:Answers

N1. Flung off
N2. flared up
N3. flared up
N4. fussed over
N5. grapple with
N6. get by

 

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