29.09: Practice time!

The phrasal verbs in this text are mixed up. Read the text and put them in the correct places. Remember to change their form if necessary.

Due to recent staff shortages, we had been (1) _ keeping up _ new employees, but finally we were forced to employ some temporary workers. Most of them are doing their job well – apart from Josh. Whenever he can, he tries to (2) _ run through _ from his responsibilities. As a result, I don't think we can (3) _ run out _ any more.

Yesterday I (4) _ ran away _ his contract and fortunately it (6) _ looks for _ next month.


  1. looking for
  2. run away
  3. keep up
  4. ran through
  5. runs out
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