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Business English Grammar Exercise!

Jan 12, 2019

QUESTIONS:
Fill in the blank with the correct response:

1. We __________________________ up with a new structure. = We developed/created a new structure.
   came
   brought
   gave

 2. We have to __________________________ out ( = develop) a better way to communicate with our customers.
   figure
   come
   give

 3. They cut __________________________ ( = eliminated) the middleman and started providing this service themselves.
   off
   up
   out

 4. Tom found a way to __________________________ ( = bypass/eliminate) this problem.
   get down
   get around
   get up

 5. Please __________________________ on. = Please continue.
   give
   get
   go

 6. We need to __________________________ ( = examine/review) these reports before 3:00 PM.
   go through
   get around
   give off

 7. We need to _________________ ( = schedule/arrange) an interview for Friday.
   set up
   take off
   save up

 8. The meeting has been __________________________ off ( = cancelled).
   made
   talked
   called

 9. The president has called __________________________ ( = requested) sweeping changes in the way we do business.
   up
   for
   around

 10. I knew they'd __________________________ to our way of thinking. = I knew that they would eventually accept our way of thinking.
   get up
   come around
   feel out

Ask me to check your answers in a business English class.


The questions were based off common phrasal verbs used in the workplace.


Erin

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