Task 2

For questions 16 - 23, put each phrasal verb from the box in the appropriate place in the text.

drop in living up to turned up paid for

ended up take out push on got on pointing out

Kate’s Travel Diary

We decided to (0) push on and try to reach Venice by Friday afternoon – before the weekend hordes (16) ___________. Susan was eager to see the city of waterways, as she had never been before, while I wanted to look up an old friend called Davina, who was now studying Italian at university in Venice. Davina had given me an open invitation to more or less (17) ____________ at any time, and she was as good as her word, for she not only put us up, but also spent the whole weekend (18) ____________ the sights to us. She had never met Susan before, but they (19) ____________ immediately, which was a relief. My intention had been to pay her a flying visit, and then head off to Trieste, but we had such a wonderful time that we (20) ____________ staying for four days. Venice did not disappoint us, (21) ____________ its reputation as the most beautiful of cities.

On a less triumphant note, poor Susan lost her handbag, including a large amount of cash and her bank cards. She ran up a huge bill phoning home and contacting her bank in London. At least she’d had enough sense to (22) ____________ travel insurance, so this (23) ____________ the costs of most of the loss.

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Kate’s Travel Diary

We decided to (0) push on and try to reach Venice by Friday afternoon – before the weekend hordes (16) turned up. Susan was eager to see the city of waterways, as she had never been before, while I wanted to look up an old friend called Davina, who was now studying Italian at university in Venice. Davina had given me an open invitation to more or less (17) drop in at any time, and she was as good as her word, for she not only put us up, but also spent the whole weekend (18) pointing out the sights to us. She had never met Susan before, but they (19) got on immediately, which was a relief. My intention had been to pay her a flying visit, and then head off to Trieste, but we had such a wonderful time that we (20) ended up staying for four days. Venice did not disappoint us, (21) living up to its reputation as the most beautiful of cities.

On a less triumphant note, poor Susan lost her handbag, including a large amount of cash and her bank cards. She ran up a huge bill phoning home and contacting her bank in London. At least she’d had enough sense to (22) take out travel insurance, so this (23) paid for the costs of most of the loss.