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Phrasal Verbs: Fasten

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Question 1
Choose the correct usage:
A
He fastened into the minister on his visit and asked him repeatedly about the scandal.
B
He fastened onto the minister on his visit and asked him repeatedly about the scandal.
Question 1 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is ‘fasten onto’, which means to follow someone closely, normally when they don't want your company.
Question 2
Choose the correct usage:
A
They have fastened on the speech as a source of inspiration.
B
They have fastened in the speech as a source of inspiration
Question 2 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is ‘fasten on’, which means to give attention to something that confirms your beliefs.
Question 3
Choose the correct usage:
A
He fastened through the sheet to prevent it from moving.
B
We fastened down the flag to keep it from flying away.
Question 3 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is ‘fasten down’, which means to tie something down so that it doesn’t move.
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