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Phrasal Verbs With "Take"


For each space in each sentence, use the verb take with one of the prepositions from the box.


1. Don't be _________________ if I start talking in my sleep. I've done it since I was a small child and the doctors say it's harmless.

2. If you don't _________________ what you said to my wife, I will have to sack you. She was hugely offended.

3. I was busy _________________ my father and making everyone laugh when he entered the room. I didn't see him and continued my impersonation. So embarrassing!

4. The car didn't stop at the scene of the accident but fortunately, someone managed to _________________ the number and the police are looking for the vehicle now.

5. If you _________________ tennis, you will feel healthier and get to meet new people too.

6. The old woman was _________________ by the tricksters who said they were there to check for a gas leak, but then stole the woman's silver collection.

7. They agreed to _________________ (me) only if I agreed to a short-term contract till Christmas.

8. Microsoft really _________________ as a company when they developed the Windows software.

9. It seemed unfair that my father would return home from work exhausted and _________________ (it) on us poor children. That's what I remember most from my childhood.

10. They look very alike but they also _________________ each other so it's even harder to tell them apart.

11. Do you want me to _________________ (you) the procedure again so that you can do it on your own next time.

12. I _________________ (you) a generous, kind-hearted person, but now I see I was sadly mistaken. Premium

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