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Phrasal Verbs: Pad

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Question 1
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
I'm too tired to come home; can I PAD DOWN here tonight?
B
I’m too tired to come home; can I PAD UP here tonight
Question 1 Explanation: 
The correct expression is pad down. Pad down means ‘To sleep somewhere for the night’
Question 2
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
I couldn't think of much to write, so I PADDED the essay OUT with a few lengthy quotes.
B
I couldn't think of much to write, so I PADDED the essay IN with a few lengthy quotes.
Question 2 Explanation: 
The correct expression is pad out. Pad out means to make a text longer by including extra content, often content that isn't particularly relevant
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