Match the phrasal verbs on the left with its meaning on the right. The tiles in the right-hand column are sortable.
Essential Phrasal Verbs for FCE
  • pull up
  • carry on
  • stand in for
  • run down
  • leave out
  • dress up
  • close down
  • lay off
  • walk out on
  • step down
  • to take somebody's place
  • to hit somebody or something and knock them/it to the ground
  • to put on special clothes
  • to close permanently
  • to resign from a position of authority
  • to dismiss employees for a time
  • to stop a vehicle at a particular place
  • to leave suddenly and angrily
  • to continue
  • to not include someone or something
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FCE Phrasal Verbs - Essential 4

1) pull up to stop a vehicle at a particular place
2) carry on to continue
3) stand in for to take somebody's place
4) run down to hit somebody or something and knock them/it to the ground
5) leave out to not include someone or something
6) dress up to put on special clothes
7) close down to close permanently
8) lay off to dismiss employees for a time
9) walk out on to leave suddenly and angrily
10) step down to resign from a position of authority