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Phrasal Verbs: Pine

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Question 1
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
He's been PINING DOWN since his wife died and is a shadow of his former self.
B
He's been PINING AWAY since his wife died and is a shadow of his former self.
Question 1 Explanation: 
The correct expression is Pine away. Pine away means to suffer physically because of grief, stress, worry, etc
Question 2
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
The dog's PINING FOR his owner.
B
The dog's PINING BY his owner
Question 2 Explanation: 
The correct expression is Pine for. Pine for Means to want or miss something or someone
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