Advanced Vocabulary - Phrasal Verbs (UP) 2
Complete each of the sentences with a verb from the box, making sure that it fits grammatically into the sentence.
end | dredge | whip | crop | tie | send | feel | live | get | act
I don't like going to auctions because I always
up bidding more than I should for stuff.
The thermostat suddenly started
up, and now it's always too hot or too cold in here.
I won't be able to come to your anniversary party; something's
We'd heard so many good things about the new pub, but the food didn't
up to our expectations.
The tabloid press will
up every little bit of scandal they can find and make her life a misery.
Steve had lots of money but most of it was
up in fairly long term investments.
'Let's go for a long walk.' 'No, I'm sorry, I just don't
up to it at the moment.'
It took only a few well-organized agitators to
up political unrest that was difficult to contain.
What on earth is going on there? Go upstairs and see what the kids are
The comedian has
up every president from the past 50 years with very accurate impressions.
be in a particular place after doing sth or because of doing it
(of a thing) fail to function properly
appear or happen, especially when it is not expected
live up to
be as good as what was expected or promised
mention sth that has been forgotten, especially sth unpleasant
be tied up in
be invested so that it is not easily available for use
feel up to
have the strength and energy to do or deal with something
encourage strong emotions or behaviour in people
get up to
do something, especially something slightly bad
make sb seem silly by pretending to speak or behave like them