Advanced Vocabulary - Phrasal Verbs (ON/UPON) 2
Complete each of the sentences with a verb from the box, making sure that it fits grammatically into the sentence.
prey | cotton | grow | bank | frown | get | stamp | reflect | harp | touch
It took him ages to
on to the fact that we didn't want him to come with us.
on Helen to get the job done when it has to be done quickly.
Mark Smith of Oxford University
on the issue at a conference in honour of John Pople in 1996.
The British government's first duty is to defend the currency by
The company makes a great show of
upon any hint of sexist behaviour.
She was always
on the importance of taking vitamin and mineral supplements.
There are many thieves and con-artists in the city who
on unsuspecting tourists.
I didn't like the music at first, but the more you listen to it, the more it
well upon those who were responsible for bringing him up.
on for 5 am by the time Julia found her way back to the road.
begin to understand a situation or fact
depend on something happening or someone doing something
mention or deal with a subject in only a few words
stop something by taking determined action
disapprove of something
talk or complain about something many times
try to deceive or harm weaker people
become gradually more appealing to someone
give people a particular opinion of someone or something
get on for
move toward becoming (a specified age, time,