Advanced Vocabulary - Phrasal Verbs (DOWN) 2
Complete each of the sentences with a verb from the box, making sure that it fits grammatically into the sentence.
step | jot | send | pin | wolf | boil | die | get | wind | play
Caroline, you get in here this minute and
down to that homework!
It’s difficult to choose which appliance to buy, but in the end it usually
down to cost.
her down and got her to agree to a company meeting.
It is a very good idea to
the points down on paper before you dial the number.
She talks about her beauty as a fact which she will neither boast about nor
He waited several minutes for the applause to
down before he continued speaking.
The Prime Minister has confirmed that he will
down before the election.
down after pretending to be dying from cancer to fleece a lonely widower out of £50,000.
The firm has been
down its business for six months because it was operating unprofitably.
I hate the way Mark
down his food so he can leave the table as quickly as possible.
get down to
begin to do or give serious attention to
boil down to
(of a situation
) to have sth as a main or basic part
pin sb down
make someone provide details about something
jot sth down
write a short piece of information quickly
play sth down
try to make something seem less important than it really is
become gradually less strong, loud, easy to notice,
withdraw or resign from an important position or office
send sb down
send someone to prison
gradually reduce work before stopping completely
eat something very quickly, swallowing it in big pieces