Basic English Usage
Verbs

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[ ]  I want to look ___ the current exhibit.
at
about

[ ]  I will look ____ something special.
but
for

[ ]  They will report ____ their progress.
on
for

[ ]  I will talk ____ Lee ____ the speech.
at ... for
to ... about

[ ]  They depend ____ me for advice.
on
to

[ ]  My old car might ____ if I drive it too much.
break down
fall through

[ ]  Our deal ____ at the last minute.
broke up
fell through

[ ]  I'll hear you ____ if you calm down.
over
out

[ ]  We will not shut ____ the factory.
down
up

[ ]  Let's talk this ____ in private.
over
under

[ ]  Let's go walking. The weather ____.
cleared up
shut down

[ ]  Let's go swimming. The weather ____.
turned over
warmed up

[ ]  He opened ____ a new restaurant.
up
out

[ ]  She ____ up a new topic.
warmed
brought

[ ]  I don't know that word. Would you please ____?
look it up
open it up

[ ]  I can get ____ with almost anyone.
along
about

[ ]  He will get ____ later in the day.
alone
back

[ ]  We can ____ without a car.
get by
bring up

[ ]  He will ____ that tomorrow.
get for
get to

[ ]  We should get ____ the trash now.
rid
rid of

[ ]  She came up ____ a good idea.
by
with

[ ]  We try to ____ the latest advances.
keep up with
get back on

[ ]  I will ____ the absent teacher.
fill in for
fill for

[ ]  Amy can't seem to get along ____ Ben.
to
with

[ ]  I want to ____ that assignment.
clear up from
get out of

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Lesson: Drills
Module: Verbs
Course: Basic English Usage