ESL Phrasal Verbs

Printable worksheet reviewing phrasal verbs with the words "fall", "hold", and "live".

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fall

off

down

hold

against

out

live

up

through

 

 

Choose one word from the left, and one word from the right, to complete each sentence.


1. We planned to go hiking this weekend, but our plans __________ __________
when my husband broke his leg.
 

2. Jake’s classmates still tease him about the time he was caught picking his nose.
He’s never going to __________ that __________.
 

3. After the busy holiday season, our sales usually __________ __________ a little in
January and February.
 

4. I know that you’re angry that you got a speeding ticket, but you can’t __________
it __________ the police officer. He was just doing his job.
 

5. Even though Lebron James won the MVP award, his team failed to __________
__________ to expectations, getting eliminated in the second round of the
playoffs.
 

6. The robber was sentenced to 10 years in prison for __________ __________ the
bank.
 

7. My father said that he won’t pay for my college unless I can prove to him that I am
responsible enough to __________ __________ a job.
 

8. Many people in Third World countries __________ __________ less than $1 per
day.
 

9. Every spring, thousands of people go to New Orleans to __________ it
__________ at the annual Mardi Gras party.
 

10. The boss offered me a pretty good raise, but I think I’m going to __________
__________ for even more money and a better office.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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