Phrasal and Prepositional verbs present a real problem for the English learner
as they are very rarely literal. In other words, it's usually impossible to guess their meaning from their constituent parts.
There is no obvious reason why the phrasal verb 'to take on' means to hire, but it does. Try the exercises and see how you do.
Reading is one of the best ways to learn some of these verbs as they make a lot more sense in some sort of context.
Phrasal Verbs Multiple Choice 1
Instructions:Click on the answer you think is correct..