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  • Take Up On – Phrasal Verb of the Day

    Today’s phrasal verb of the day is: Take Up On

    Infinitive form: Take Up On

    Present Tense: Take Up On/ Takes Up On

    ing form: Taking Up On

    Past tense: Took Up On

    Past Participle: Taken Up On

     

    Take Up On is a separable English phrasal verb. Its context is based in an invitation made to someone, such as the following:

     

    When you accept an invitation or offer from someone

    1. We should have taken up Paul on his offer to give us a ride home.

    2. I’m sorry, but i can’t commit right now since I just took up a client’s offer on a project that will get me very busy in the next few weeks.

     

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    Exercises: Write your answers in comments and we will correct them.

     

    Fill in the gaps from the video above:

     

    Complete the sentences below with the correct form of Take Up On.

    1. Sally can’t seem to make up her mind as to whether she should be ____ ___ Ted ___ his offer or not.

    2. This looks like a decent proposal, we should ____ __ the boss ___ his offer.

    3. We ___ __ Candice ___ her offer for the job abroad.

    4. After the incident last year, I will never _____ ___ Michelle __ her offer ever again.

    5. How many hours do I have to work per week if I decide to ____ you___  __ your offer?

     

    Change the example sentences above to negative sentences (or positive, if the sentence is already negative). Then change them to questions.