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Phrasal Verbs: Screw

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Question 1
Choose the correct usage:
A
He spent the afternoon screwing around and got nothing done.
B
He spent the afternoon screwing round and got nothing done.
Question 1 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is ‘screw around’, which means to waste time.
Question 2
Choose the correct usage:
A
The company people really screwed him over.
B
Jonathan was screwed through the IRS.
Question 2 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is ‘screw over’, which means to treat harshly or cheat.
Question 3
Choose the correct usage:
A
He managed to pass the exam even after having screwed down the viva exam.
B
The chief was disgusted after his employees screwed up the whole project.
Question 3 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is ‘screw up’, which means to do badly or fail.
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