PHRASAL VERBS: ‘Take’ – EXERCISES


Complete the phrasal verbs with ‘take’ exercises below to test your knowledge of phrasal verbs.

Example:
The plane took ___________ on time.
The plane took off on time.

Phrasal verbs with ‘take’ exercises

Complete the phrasal verbs with ‘take’ exercises below to test your knowledge of phrasal verbs.
1. I took _________ yoga a year ago and I’m so glad I did; it’s very relaxing.
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I took up yoga a year ago and I’m so glad I did; it’s very relaxing

2. Do you have a pen? You need to make notes. There’s a lot of information to take _________.
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Do you have a pen? You need to make notes. There’s a lot of information to take down.

3. If you would like to make a complaint, can I suggest you take it _________ with my manager.
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If you would like to make a complaint, can I suggest you take it up with my manager.

4. I called the company but they aren’t taking  _________ any new staff at the moment.
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I called the company but they aren’t taking on any new staff at the moment.

5. She definitely takes  _________ her Mum – they look so much alike.
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She definitely takes after her Mum – they look so much alike.

6. Our boss is taking us all  _________ for lunch today to thank us for all our hard work.
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Our boss is taking us all out for lunch today to thank us for all our hard work.

7. It’s very unprofessional for the boss to take his frustration  _________ on the team.
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It’s very unprofessional for the boss to take his frustration out on the team.

8. We may need to take it _________ to see if we can fix it! I’ve got some spare parts here.
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We may need to take it apart to see if we can fix it! I’ve got some spare parts here.

9. I think I can manage the extra responsibilities I have taken _______ especially as I will be working under a very experienced manager.
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I think I can manage the extra responsibilities I have taken on especially as I will be working under a very experienced manager.

10. Take that _______ ! I don’t think what you said is true at all!
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Take that back! I don’t think what you said is true at all!

11. Be careful when you take it _______ of the box, it’s very delicate.
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Be careful when you take it out of the box, it’s very delicate.

12. I think I understand, it’s just such a lot to take _______.
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I think I understand, it’s just such a lot to take in.

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