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Phrasal Verbs: Peg

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Question 1
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
I PEGGED AWAY for weeks before my exams.
B
I PEGGED BY for weeks before my exams.
Question 1 Explanation: 
The correct expression is Peg away. Peg away means to keep working at something.
Question 2
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
We PEGGED the tent UP to stop the wind blowing it about.
B
We PEGGED the tent DOWN to stop the wind blowing it about.
Question 2 Explanation: 
The correct expression is Peg down. Peg down means to fasten something to the ground
Question 3
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
After a long illness, she finally PEGGED IT yesterday.
B
After a long illness, she finally PEGGED IN yesterday.
Question 3 Explanation: 
The correct expression is Peg it. Peg it means to die.
Question 4
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
I PEGGED the washing OUT after it stopped raining.
B
I PEGGED the washing ALONG after it stopped raining.
Question 4 Explanation: 
The correct expression is Peg out. Peg out means to put washing outside to dry
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