Advanced Vocabulary - Phrasal Verbs (UP) 1

Match the phrasal verbs on the left with their definitions on the right. The tiles in the right-hand column are sortable. ANSWERS
  • run up against
  • liven up
  • stand up to
  • conjure up
  • own up to
  • weigh up
  • draw up
  • slip up
  • notch sth up
  • face up to
  • make something appear as a picture in your mind
  • make a careless mistake
  • become more exciting, or to make an event become more exciting
  • accept and deal with something that is difficult or unpleasant
  • form an opinion of somebody by watching or talking to them
  • refuse to accept unfair treatment from a person or organization
  • achieve something, especially a victory or a particular total or score
  • prepare and write something such as a document or plan
  • have to deal with unexpected problems or a difficult opponent
  • admit to having done something wrong or embarrassing