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.
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.