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2 Phrasal Verbs

Complete each joke with a verb. Try to do it without looking at the list of verbs at the bottom of the page. Each verb makes up a phrasal verb. Underline them all. 


1.
Doctor, Doctor, I can't sleep at night.
> Sleep on the edge of the bed and you'll soon . . . . . . off.
2.
Why are ghosts bad at telling lies?
> Because you can always . . . . . . . . through them.
3.
Why do birds in a nest always agree ?
> Because they don't want to . . . . . . out.
4.
When is a deep-sea diver disappointed with his colleagues ?
> When they . . . . . . him down.
5.
What training do you need to become a rubbish collector ?
> None, you . . . . . . it up as you go along.
6.
Waiter, I asked you to bring my order quickly but why is the food on my plate all squashed ?
> Well sir, when you ordered your food, you did tell me to . . . . . . on it.
7.
Why do taxi-drivers always go bankrupt?
>Because they . . . . . . . . . . . their customers away.
8.
Wife : Did you . . . . . . the cat out, dear.
Sarcastic Husband: No. Was it on fire?
9.
When are the traffic police strong?
> When they . . . . . . up cars with one hand.
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put
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pick
hold
let
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step