Upper Intermediate Level >> Vocabulary Worksheets >> Which are the incorrect sentences? Gives students good practice at phrasal verbs, in this worksheet those beginning with A and B.

Phrasal Verbs A-B, Correct or Wrong?

Upper Intermediate

Look at these sentences that all contain phrasal verbs that all begin with the letters A and B. Which phrasal verbs are being used correctly? Is each sentence Correct or Wrong?

  1. The police arrested the politician when they realized something didn't add up about his story.
  2. The criminal threatened to kill a hostage, but he backed on after an hour of negotiations.
  3. These graphs are confusing, but read my report where all the statistics are broken down more clearly.
  4. Let's break to tradition this year and visit my parents for Thanksgiving.
  5. We're bringing the meeting forward by a week because Mr. Willis is going to Japan.
  6. Your sister bumped up to an old friend in town yesterday. She was so happy.
  7. Everything was silent, then Jenny burst up laughing and soon everyone was laughing.
  8. He bought off the prison guard and managed to escape in the middle of the night.

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