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Topic: PHRASAL VERBS (TO BREAK) 1

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level: Advanced







Choose the correct preposition to complete each of the following sentences.


1. P1: Are you still going out with Mary? P2: No, we broke ________ last week.
  out
  up
  in

2. The thieves broke ________ the bank and stole $1,000,000.
  in
  out
  into

3. An epidemic of Ebola broke ________ in West Africa last year.
  up
  out
  off

4. He broke ________ the engagement after he realized that his fiancee didn't love him.
  off
  in
  out

5. The police officer grabbed him, but the thief broke ________ and escaped.
  away
  off
  up

6. My brother broke ________ a piece of chocolate and gave it to me.
  out
  away
  off

7. The sun broke ________ the clouds after the storm.
  through
  in
  out

8. The thieves broke ________ the safe and stole all the money.
  open
  up
  out

9. My car broke ________ ( = stopped functioning) two months after I bought it.
  up
  down
  off

10. He broke ________ ( = stopped) the fight.
  off
  down
  up


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