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Phrasal Verbs: Mess-1

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Question 1
Choose the correct usage:
A
Shreya messed about with Julia in the meeting.
B
Shreya messed up with Julia in the meeting.
Question 1 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is mess about, which means to treat someone badly.
Question 2
Choose the correct usage:
A
He was messing about with a girl of his college.
B
He was messing about along a girl of his college.
Question 2 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is mess about with, which means to have a sexual relationship outside marriage or a permanent relationship.
Question 3
Choose the correct usage:
A
Dexter messed up on the internet all day long.
B
Dexter messed around on the internet all day long.
Question 3 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is mess around, which means to not to be serious, play with something or to treat someone badly.
Question 4
Choose the correct usage:
A
He was messing around along a girl of his college.
B
He was messing around with a girl of his college.
Question 4 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is mess around with, which means to have a sexual relationship outside marriage or a permanent relationship or to try to improve something, usually making things worse.
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