Phrasal Verbs (Compound Nouns)

Index
Match the phrasal verbs on the left with its meaning on the right. The tiles in the right-hand column are sortable. ANSWERS
  • breakdown
  • make-up
  • go-ahead
  • upbringing
  • take-off
  • comeback
  • hold-up
  • breakthrough
  • outcast
  • drawback
  • a return to being popular or fashionable
  • cosmetics used to colour and beautify the face
  • an act of stealing from a bank, etc. using a gun
  • an important development or discovery
  • the moment when an airplane leaves the ground
  • a failure of a machine to function
  • a disadvantage
  • the way a child is raised
  • someone who is not accepted by other people
  • permission to do something
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