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Think you can match up these formal and informal expressions?

By 20 March 2018Language Tips

Match these phrasal verbs with their formal equivalents

When speaking with patients, phrasal verbs are great to keep your English quite informal.

When writing, however, phrasal verbs should be swapped for their more formal equivalents.

Can you match the phrasal verb to its matching formal verb?

Give up (smoking)                           start

Go back (home)                                stop

Take up (swimming)                       remove

Put on (pressure)                             return

Take out (sutures)                           apply