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Phrasal Verbs: Plough

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Question 1
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
We PLOUGHED BACK all the profits to grow the company.
B
We PLOUGHED OUT all the profits to grow the company.
Question 1 Explanation: 
The correct expression is Plough back. Plough back means to re-invest money you have made into a business
Question 2
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
The bus skidded and PLOUGHED INTO the bus stop.
B
The bus skidded and PLOUGHED UPTO the bus stop.
Question 2 Explanation: 
The correct expression is Plough into. Plough into means to collide into at speed
Question 3
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
It was really boring, but we PLOUGHED BY
B
It was really boring, but we PLOUGHED ON.
Question 3 Explanation: 
The correct expression is Plough on. Plough on means to continue doing something you don't want tot
Question 4
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
We PLOUGHED ALONG all seven courses.
B
We PLOUGHED THROUGH all seven courses.
Question 4 Explanation: 
The correct expression is Plough through. Plough through means to move through somewhere where there is little space or there are obstacles or to eat a big meal
Question 5
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
The tractor PLOUGHED UP the field so they could sow the seed.
B
The tractor PLOUGHED OUT the field so they could sow the seed.
Question 5 Explanation: 
The correct expression is Plough up. Plough up means to break the surface of soil
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