Phrasal verbs and synonyms

Choose the synonym

Read the phrases and match the phrasal verb with the verb of Latin origin.

1. Government forces have put down a revolt by a group of soldiers.
2.  Business has been bad recently, but things are picking up now.
3.  Don't be taken in by ads that promise miracle cures.
4.  She says she has a stomachache but she's just putting it on to avoid school.
5.  The service was poor, but the wonderful food more than made up for it.
6.  The government is setting up an inquiry into prison conditions.
7.  Police have ruled out murder, but are holding two men for questioning.
8.  The teachers won't put up with bad language on the playground.


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