• Exercises to "Phrasal Verbs"

G E T (1st set)

  • Read the following sentences and fill in the gaps with the appropriate phrasal verb, make a note on a sheet if you want to check the answers later.
  • Use your sheet "Phrasal Verbs" in order to get an idea of how "get" can be used to make statements in particular situations.
  • Finally check your answers with the key below.

  1. The thief had left the jeweller right before the police arrived. One second later and he would have been caught. This time he _ _ _ _ a slap on the wrist.
  2. Paul has to hurry now if he wants to catch the early bus. It's _ _ _ _ 6 o'clock a.m.
  3. How are you with your math teacher?
  4. Tom's teacher entered in the class room, Tom's pulse raced. But by a stroke of luck the teacher went on talking about tenses and forgot to check the homework. Tom _ _ _ _ a slap on the wrist once more.
  5. Since I changed the school last year I _ _ _ _ quite easily with my studies.
  6. We all couldn't believe it, when we last met our grandmother, but she really _ _ _ _ 80.
  7. I can't .................. .............. the fact that you are married.
  8. I don't want to clean the windows, but let's .........it ............. .......... .
  9. I can't ......... .......... your news!
  10. I want to ......... ............. .......... this annoying job of collecting money for that school event!









Key:
  1. got off with
  2. getting on for
  3. getting on
  4. got off with
  5. am getting on
  6. is getting on for
  7. get over
  8. get .... over with
  9. get over
  10. get over with