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Phrasal Verbs: Rat

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Question 1
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
She ratted on him and got him into trouble.
B
She ratted off him and got him into trouble.
Question 1 Explanation: 
The correct expression is “rat on” which means to Inform authorities about someone's wrongdoings or fail to keep a promise.
Question 2
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
She ratted her neighbours out to the police as they were playing loud music.
B
She ratted her neighbours off to the police as they were playing loud music.
Question 2 Explanation: 
The correct expression is “rat out” which means to Inform the authorities about someone.
Question 3
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
I ratted through my purse but could not find my credit card.
B
I ratted out my purse but could not find my credit card.
Question 3 Explanation: 
The correct expression is “rat through” which means to look for something hurriedly.
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