Advanced Vocabulary - Phrasal Verbs (ON/UPON) 1

Match the phrasal verbs on the left with their definitions on the right. The tiles in the right-hand column are sortable. ANSWERS
  • dwell on/upon
  • catch on
  • egg sb on
  • hinge on/upon
  • dawn on sb
  • have sb on
  • capitalize on
  • wait on
  • pick on sb
  • bring on
  • begin to be understood or realized by sb for the first time
  • use an event or a situation to help you to achieve something
  • become popular or fashionable
  • be the cause of something bad, especially an illness
  • depend on something
  • act as a servant to somebody, especially by serving food to them
  • think or talk for too long about sth, especially sth unpleasant
  • treat somebody unfairly, by blaming, criticizing or punishing them
  • try to make sb believe sth that is not true, usually as a joke
  • encourage someone to do something that they should not do