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Phrasal Verbs: Block

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Question 1
Choose the correct usage
A
On coming out of the post office, the old man fond his car blocked for by a service truck.
B
On coming out of the post office, the old man fond his car blocked in by a service truck.
Question 1 Explanation: 
The correct expression is Block in. Block in means ‘park a car and obstruct another car.’
Question 2
Choose the correct usage
A
The agitators were blocked off by the police, on the orders of the administration.
B
The agitators were blocked away by the police, on the orders of the administration.
Question 2 Explanation: 
The correct expression is Block off. Block off means ‘Obstruct an exit to prevent people from leaving.’
Question 3
Choose the correct usage
A
In summers we try to block out the sunlight by using an umbrella.
B
In summers we try to block over the sunlight by using an umbrella.
Question 3 Explanation: 
The correct expression is Block out. Block out means ‘Stop light from entering or leaving.’
Question 4
Choose the correct usage
A
In Shimla the water pipes get blocked down during the winter months.
B
In Shimla the water pipes get blocked up during the winter months.
Question 4 Explanation: 
The correct expression is Block up. Block up means ‘fill a space so that nothing can pass.’
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