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Phrasal Verbs: Work


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burn out
Don't work too hard. You'll _______ and then you won't be able to do anything.
carried out
The American government believes that the attack on the World Trade Centre was _______ by men working under the command of Osama Bin Laden.
carry them out
He comes up with lots of great ideas but he needs someone who is actually able to _______.
deal with
He quit his job because he couldn't _______ all the stress.
gave up
I tried to fix my car myself, but I just couldn't do it, so I _______ and took it to a garage.
go off
My alarm clock didn't _______ this morning so I got up late.
laid off
Many people working in the tourism industry in Victoria get _______ at the end of summer when all the tourists have left town
put off
The meeting has been _______ until tomorrow because some people can't make it today.
sleep in
I love it on Saturdays when I can _______ until noon if I want to.
burn yourself out
You have to keep a balance between work and relaxation because it's really bad for your health if you _______.
carried out
According to a survey _______ in 2005, most Canadians are against capital punishment.
deal with
I don't like that guy, but I have to _______ him at work.
gave up
The little boy wasn't a very good hockey player, but he never _______.
go off
I set the alarm clock to _______ at 7:00 because I need to leave the house by 7:30.
laid off
I wasn't fired from my last job; I was _______ because the company is having financial difficulties.
put off
The soccer game has been _______ because of heavy rain.
sleep in
I set two alarm clocks so that I wouldn't _______ by mistake.
burnt himself out
He _______ by training too hard so he wasn't able to do well in the tournament.
carry out
If we _______ this new sales strategy, I'm sure that our profits will increase this year.
deal with
You can leave now and I'll _______ with you a little later.
give up
One of the most important lessons a child can learn is to not _______ when faced with difficulties.
laid off
She works for 9 months, gets _______ for the summer and then gets rehired.
put off
My boyfriend and I have decided to _______ our wedding and travel a bit.
sleep in
I don't have to work today so I can _______ as late as I want.
went off
The fire alarm _______ during my biology class so we all had to go outside.
burnt out
She was completely _______ after 20 years working as an elementary school teacher.
carry out
The president has failed to _______ his promise to reduce taxes.
deal with
Professional athletes have to learn to _______ high levels of stress.
given up
After looking for the lost hikers for over a month, the police have announced that they have _______ the search.
laid off
People working in the fishing industry generally get _______ when the fishing season is over.
puts off
She always _______ doing her homework until the last minute.
slept in
I _______ this morning and missed my bus.
went off
The bomb _______ just as the bus entered the market area.
deal with
He just got divorced so he has a lot of stuff to _______ right now.
burn out
If you party too much while studying full time at university, you will probably _______ after a while.
giving up
I'm studying Chinese but it's super difficult so I'm thinking of _______ and switching to French.
lay off
Unless our sales improve, we are going to have to _______ some staff.
putting off
I've been _______ talking to my boss about my problems with my co-worker but I can't wait anymore.
slept in
I _______ this morning because I stayed up late last night.
went off
A gun _______ in our neighbourhood last night. It was pretty scary.
deal with
If you don't _______ your problems now, they're only going to get worse.