Advanced Vocabulary - Phrasal Nouns 1

Match the phrasal nouns on the left with their definitions on the right. The tiles in the right-hand column are sortable. ANSWERS
  • outbreak
  • upkeep
  • knock-off
  • turnout
  • onset
  • takeover
  • rip-off
  • lockdown
  • pile-up
  • break-in
  • the number of people who come to an event
  • an official order to control the movement of people or vehicles
  • the cost or process of keeping something in good condition
  • an act of taking control of a company by buying most of its shares
  • the beginning of something, especially something unpleasant
  • an entry into a building using force, usually to steal something
  • the sudden start of war, disease or violence
  • a traffic accident involving many vehicles
  • a bad or cheap copy of something
  • something that is unreasonably expensive