Phrasal Verbs Exercises By Verb: Set

For each space in each sentence, use the verb Set (in the correct tense) with one of the prepositions from the box. Sometimes you need to put the object/pronoun between the main verb and the preposition - in these cases, the object/pronoun can be found in the brackets.


1. If we early, we should arrive in New York by lunchtime.

2. We need to this task with great care. One mistake could cost us hours.

3. (me) just near the post office and I can walk from there.

4. What a lovely new car you've got! I bet that (you) a huge amount of money.

5. The government needs to be careful that this recession doesn't for many years or this country's economy will be permanently damaged.

6. My uncle is a bit eccentric and (his watch) the first train of the day. He says it's never been late in thirty years!

7. They business together only last August but then they argued over money and have now dissolved the company.

8. The thieves the bomb to open the safe, only to discover that it was empty and the police were waiting for them outside the bank.

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