Away

Level:

Intermediate

Category:

Multi Word Verbs

Group:

Phrasal Verbs

Please select the best answer for each of the questions below:

 
 

1 - I anticipated a shortage of this product so I ______ some away for an emergency.

a - rotted
b - stashed
c - walked
d - gave
 

2 - The unions in the company are very aggressive and that has ______ away potential buyers.

a - hammered
b - stripped
c - worn
d - scared
 

3 - Don't worry about the plans. I've got them ______ away in my safe.

a - rotted
b - locked
c - plugged
d - backed
 

4 - They were left out in the open with no protection, got wet and ______ away.

a - plugged
b - hammered
c - rotted
d - idled
 

5 - We'd offered him the job and we thought he had accepted but at the last minute he was ______ away from us by one of our competitors.

a - worn
b - backed
c - lured
d - plugged
 
 

6 - I don't know if we'll ever use it again. I'm reluctant to ______ it away if we might need it again.

a - wear
b - walk
c - throw
d - scare
 

7 - The company is trying to ______ away from traditional engineering products and into consumer goods.

a - rot
b - move
c - plug
d - strip
 

8 - He was left with no real work to do for his last 3 months with the company and just ______ away the days in his office, phoning friends and playing games on his computer.

a - idled
b - scared
c - walked
d - backed
 

9 - They were interested in buying a stake in the company but when they heard the police were investigating financial irregularities they decided to ______ away from the deal.

a - back
b - idle
c - strip
d - give
 

10 - Unless you improve your offer dramatically, we are going to ______ away from these negotiations.

a - give
b - scare
c - wear
d - walk
 

11 - He did mention this problem but it was ______ away in the middle of a long paragraph at the bottom of page eight.

a - buried
b - worn
c - hammered
d - backed
 

12 - Your brakes have almost completely ______ away. If you don't get them fixed, you'll have a serious accident.

a - stayed
b - worn
c - hammered
d - idled
 

13 - We were hoping for a big attendance at the Show but the rail strike and the snow meant most people decided to ______ away.

a - stay
b - plug
c - wear
d - hammer
 

14 - I was very pleased when I visited your office. Everybody was ______ away at their work really hard. You really know how to motivate people.

a - plugging
b - backing
c - rotting
d - hammering
 

15 - I'm afraid Mr Smith cannot see you today. He has been ______ away on urgent business.

a - stayed
b - scared
c - called
d - walked
 

16 - Nobody wants to buy these. I doubt if we could even ______ them away!

a - rot
b - give
c - strip
d - back
 

17 - The research unit is well protected by security guards whose job is to ______ away unwanted visitors.

a - back
b - keep
c - wear
d - strip
 

18 - After a nice meal at his place, we ______ away the table and began to work seriously.

a - cleared
b - scared
c - stayed
d - rotted
 

19 - It looks solid from the outside but when you ______ away the outer coating you can see it is in fact hollow on the inside.

a - idle
b - stay
c - strip
d - give
 

20 - I'm not very good at working with computers but I continue to ______ away at it until I get it right.

a - stay
b - plug
c - wear
d - walk
Cool Math Games For Kids Cool Math Games Online Lyrics For Song Useful Tips For Hindi Dictionary Used Cars In India Small SEO Cool MathGames Interview Questions Answers Learn English Free Fresh Jobs In India Fresh Property In India On Road Price In India