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Phrasal Verbs: Do

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Question 1
Choose the correct usage:
A
After he reported the gang to the police, he feared they would do him in.
B
He constantly feared that the members of the gang would do him out after he had reported them to the police.
Question 1 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is ‘do in’, which means to kill.
Question 2
Choose the correct usage:
A
It took them a really long time to do over the house before they could move in.
B
Johnson is really eager to do up his new house.
Question 2 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is ‘do up’, which means to repair or renovate.
Question 3
Choose the correct usage:
A
All the shops were closed, so they had to do without sugar.
B
As all the shops were closed, we had to do through sugar.
Question 3 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is ‘do without’, which means to manage without something.
Question 4
Choose the correct usage:
A
I could do by a beer right now.
B
I could do with a beer right now.
Question 4 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is ‘do with’,
Question 5
Choose the correct usage:
A
They lied on the reference and did me out of any chance of getting the job.
B
They lied on the reference and did me over any chance of getting the job.
Question 5 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is ‘do out of’, which means to cheat somebody out of something that is rightfully theirs.
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