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Phrasal Verbs: sell

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Question 1
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
The shopkeeper sold off the excess stock at 50% discount.
B
The shopkeeper sold of the excess stock at 50% discount.
Question 1 Explanation: 
The correct expression is “sell off” which means to sell a business or part of it or sell something cheaply because you need the money or don't need it.
Question 2
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
The salesman managed to sell him on buying the new product.
B
The salesman managed to sell him for buying the new product.
Question 2 Explanation: 
The correct expression is “sell on” which means to convince someone.
Question 3
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
The entry passes for the NH7 weekender sold out in a couple of days.
B
The entry passes for the NH7 weekender sold off in a couple of days.
Question 3 Explanation: 
The correct expression is “sold out” which means to have no more of something left because it has been bought.
Question 4
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
Sam sold up everything and moved to a different country.
B
Sam sold out everything and moved to a different country.
Question 4 Explanation: 
The correct expression is “sold up” which means to Sell a house or business to move somewhere or do something different.
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