Advanced Vocabulary - Phrasal Verbs (OFF) 2
Complete each of the sentences with a verb from the box, making sure that it fits grammatically into the sentence.
veer | nod | live | fob | pull | pay | wear | hold | stave | fall
It has been rather costly to install the machinery, but it should
off in the long run.
He tried to
me off with a credit note, but I insisted on a full refund.
Experts say that her quick action helped
off an even worse medical crisis on the island.
“Real sleep” gives you a whole lot more than just
off for a nap on the sofa.
The orthopedic surgeon often encounters patients who complain of severe pain as the block
The group is united by a shared philosophy of
off the land and eschewing fossil fuels.
Because this project is taking so long to complete, my excitement about it has really
All of a sudden, the van
off the road and crashed into a big tree.
We just need the rains to
off for another few days, until we can get the wheat in.
Gina won three straight games and
off one of the tournament’s biggest upsets.
to be successful and bring good results
fob sb off
put off with a trick, excuse, or inferior substitute
prevent sth bad from happening for a short period of time
go to sleep, especially when you do not intend to
gradually disappear or stop
live off sth
(the land) live by growing or finding their own food
decrease in quantity or quality
(of rain or a storm) to not start
pull sth off
succeed in doing something that is difficult