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Phrasal verbs

July 14th, 2016 in Vocabulary

Here is a list of phrasal verbs.

Drop in

To drop in is to make a casual visit.

  • Meera dropped in to see us yesterday.

Drop off

Vocabulary exercise

July 6th, 2016 in Vocabulary

Complete the following sentences using the appropriate form of the word given in the brackets.

1. James was in ………………… of his illness. (deny)

2. We are …………………….. on his good will. (depend)

Antonyms worksheet

June 20th, 2016 in Vocabulary

Against each key word are given five suggested meanings. Choose the word or phrase which is opposite in meaning to the key word.

1. Inclination

Antonyms

May 25th, 2016 in Vocabulary

Against each key word are given five suggested meanings. Choose the word or phrase which is opposite in meaning to the key word.

1. Distend

Antonyms exercise

May 11th, 2016 in Vocabulary

Against each key word are given five suggested meanings. Choose the word or phrase which is opposite in meaning to the key word.

1. Gainsay

Antonyms exercise

January 27th, 2016 in Vocabulary

Against each keyword are given five suggested meanings. Choose the word or phrase opposite in meaning to the keyword.

1. Maudlin

a) unemotional
b) tearful
c) affectionate
d) foolish
e) sentimental
2. Mawkish

English vocabulary exercise

October 25th, 2015 in Vocabulary

This exercise tests your range of English vocabulary. Fill in the blanks.

1. The conference was held at a ………………. hall.

a) special
b) spacious
c) specious
d) sociable