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Insert the appropriate phrasal verb from the list below into the spaces:

CUT DOWN       LOOK INTO     DIE OUT      BRING ABOUT     GET BY     TAKE OFF (4 times)     PUT UP      USE UP      MAKE UP      SEND OFF      BRING ROUND      RUN OUT      FIND OUT      FOUL UP

  1. I sent her a present to try to ……….. …….. for my appalling (ужасный) behaviour.
  2. The doctors ……….. him ……….  a few hours after the operation.
  3. We should be able to ………… ……… with three PCs, but four would be better.
  4. I …………. ………. for some jeans that I liked in the catalogue.
  5. The software house really ………….. ………. when they produced the latest version of their DTP package.
  6. We …………. ………..  the problem and come back to you when we have the information.
  7. They …………. ten percent ……….. designer frames for glasses.
  8. I went to the library to …………. ……….  all I could about the life and work of Jack London.
  9. I can’t ………….. ………. with  my neighbour’s noise any longer; it’s driving me mad.
  10. Doctors advised her to …………… ……….. on the amount of saturated fats in her diet.
  11. The changes to the law were …………… ……….. by the government because so many people were ignoring the old one.
  12. It was hot, so I …………. my jacket ………. .
  13. I hope the new cook ………….. the dishes ……….. .
  14. We ………….. ……….. all the olive oil.
  15. Some scientists say that the dinosaurs …………… ………… when a comet hit the earth and caused a nuclear winter.
  16. The flight for Dublin …………. ………. on time.
  17. We ……………. ………… of  sugar; I’m going to the shops for some.