KEY TO PRACTICE
phrasal: to put off, to break down, to fill in, to put up with, to take after, to look forward to
non-phrasal: to abstain from, to complain about, to laugh at, to insist on, to smell of, to dream about/of
1.- Yes, I saw him off
2.- Yes, I will look after it
3.- No, she hasn’t got over it yet
4.- OK, I’ll turn it down
5.- Yes, they’ll look into it.
fully metaphorical: to make sth. up, to break out, to hang on, to come to/round
semi-metaphorical: to play on, to work away, to drink up
literal: to come in, to go up
to go off = irse, explotar (bomba, fuegos artificiales), dispararse (pistola), sonar (despertador), echarse a perder (alimentos), dejar de gustar algo o alguien.
wrong alternatives: a.- fall; b- spend it; c.- to have a drink; d.- fainted; e.- come to an end; f.- denying.
A.- a-2; b-3; c-5; d-1; e-4
B.- a.- to have a photo enlarged; b.- the computer was temporarily disabled/there was no line; c.- they charged you too much; d.- to work less, to rest more, to eat, drink, smoke, etc. less.