Are You an Expert on Phrasal Verbs?

Last updated Apr 9, 2024
By Lucy Williams

How would you rate your knowledge of phrasal verbs? If you’re an English speaker, you’re probably fine with what they mean, but what about their grammar? Try your luck with our quiz to see if you’re a phrasal verb master!

Phrasal verb Suricata

Question 1

True or false? A phrasal verb is a two-word phrase with a verb and a preposition.

Question 2

Match the phrasal verbs to their type.

a) Feel up to it.

b) Pick up that book.

c) Get it back.

d) Come back.

1. Intransitive, inseparable and without an object.

2. Transitive, separable and with an object.

3. Transitive, separable and with an object.

4. Transitive, with two inseparable particles.

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03/06/2024 08:14 pm GMT

Answers to the quiz on phrasal verbs

Q1. False. Phrasal verbs can use verb + preposition or verb + adverb. The adverb or preposition is sometimes called a particle.


a) Feel up to it – 4.

b) Pick up that book – 3.

c) Get it back – 2.

d) Come back – 1.

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Written by Lucy Williams

Lucy Williams is a subtitler and a Spanish-English translator for fashion, tourism and luxury goods/services. She holds the CIOL Diploma in Translation and is a native English copywriter specialising in SEO-optimised long-form content. Connect with Lucy on LinkedIn.

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