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Topic: PHRASAL VERBS (TO PULL) 1

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level: Advanced







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


1. He got in the car, pulled ________ of the driveway, and drove away.
  out
  off
  up

2. I can't believe you pulled that ________! (= managed to achieve this)
  off
  out
  up

3. The other candidates have now pulled ________ of Johnson. = Johnson is now behind the other candidates.
  up
  off
  ahead

4. He drove the car to the gate. = He pulled ________ to the gate.
  out
  up
  ahead

5. It was a close race until Peter pulled ________ from the other runners and won by a whole minute.
  up
  off
  away

6. I'm pulling ________ him. = I'm hoping he'll win/succeed/etc.
  for
  away
  in

7. He's pulling ________ $80,000 a year. = He's making $80,000 a year.
  in
  for
  up

8. The police officer pulled him ________ (= stopped him) because he was driving with his lights off.
  through
  up
  over

9. I'm sure she'll pull ________. = I'm sure she'll recover, be well again, etc.
  over
  off
  through

10. He signed up for the event, but had to pull ________ (= cancel) because he didn't have time to go.
  out
  off
  back


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