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Phrasal Verbs: Reel

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Question 1
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
She reeled off a huge fish.
B
She reeled in a huge fish.
Question 1 Explanation: 
The correct expression is “reel in” which means to catch a fish on a line and pull the line to land or Attract people, especially customers, to get them to do what you want them to.
Question 2
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
She reeled off loads of figures to prove that her decision was correct.
B
She reeled of loads of figures to prove that her decision was correct.
Question 2 Explanation: 
The correct expression is “reel off” which means to quote statistics or facts rapidly.
Question 3
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
She reeled out the pipe and watered the plants.
B
She reeled in the pipe and watered the plants.
Question 3 Explanation: 
The correct expression is “reel out” which means to unwind.
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