20/5/14

Preparing for the 'oposiciones: phrasal verbs transformation exercises

Review phrasal verbs transformation exercises 2 verbos-frasales-transformation-exercises-2 and do the following new ones:

EXERCISE 3

1.- When she discovered that she had to appear on TV, she fainted. (out)
1.- She ......... when she discovered that she had to appear on TV.

2.- Sheila cried her eyes out when she was told she'd failed her driving test. (down)
2.- When she was told that she'd failed her driving test, Sheila.......

3.- They discussed the situation, but nobody had a solution. (came)
3.- They discussed the situation, but nobody ............. a solution,

4.- My father continued to get up at 6.30 even after he retired. (carried)
4.- My father ............................ at 6.30 even after he retired.

5.- In the race for promotion, Bill was ignored. (passed)

5.- Bill ................... in the race for promotion.

6.- You must do exactly what he instructs you to do. (carry)
6.- You must ....................... exactly.

EXERCISE 4

1.- He got her into the reception pretending she was his wife. (passing)
1.- He got her into the reception .............................his wife.

2.- I arrived late because I just missed the train. (turned)
2.- If I.................................................on time.

3.- The coach has the respect of the whole team. (looks)
3.- The whole team ...................... the coach.

4.- Carla's mother started the club that Carla now presides. (set)
4.- The club that Carla now presides ................ her mother.

5.- The world's oldest man died in his sleep last night. (away)
5.- The world's oldest man ................. in his sleep last night.

6.- Because of the recession, many firms have dismissed workers. (off)
6.- Many firms ................... because of the recession.

KEY

EXERCISE 3

1.- passed out; 2.- broke down; 3.- came up with; 4.- carried on getting up; 5.- was passed over; 6.- carry out his instructions

EXERCISE 4:

1.- passing her off as; 2.- hadn't missed the train, I would have turned up; 3.- looks up to; 4.- was set up by; 5.- passed away; 6.- have laid off workers











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