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Melanie's Trip to the Doctor

s = separable
n = non separable

Phrasal verbs have a special meaning when they are used together.
There are often many meanings for the same words though.

In this lesson, we'll learn and practice these words:

to call back
to call off
to call up
to call on
to call out
to return a telephone call
to postpone, delay or cancel something
to telephone someone
to ask a student to speak in class/visit somebody at their home
to shout aloud

READ the sentence. CHOOSE the answer. Get your score!

1. Melanie didn't feel very well, so she called the doctor __ to make an appointment.
A) up B) on C) back D) out

2. The doctor examined Melanie and ran a few tests on her. He told her that he would call her ___ later with the test results.
A) on B) up C) off D) out

3. Melanie wasn't at home when the doctor called her __, so the doctor left a message.
A) on B) for C) off D) up

4. Melanie had to call the doctor ___ when she came home.
A) out B) back C) off D) on

5. The doctor told Melanie that she would need to go to the hospital on Wednesday for more tests. Melanie was planning to have lunch with her friend on Wednesday, but now she must talk to her friend and call __ their lunch.
A) back B) off C) on D) up

6. After Melanie canceled her lunch date, she walked next door to call ___ her neighbor. Melanie and her neighbor, Sara, are good friends.
A) off B) back C) on D) out

7. Melanie knocked on Sara's door, and loudly called ___, "It's me, Melanie! Are you home?"
A) for B) out C) back D) on

8. Sara called ___, "Hi Mel, come on in!" So, Melanie went into Sara's house to tell her about her day.
A) up B) on C) off D) out

9. While Melanie was telling Sara about the doctor's visit, Mel's husband called ___, "Melanie, come home quickly! The doctor is on the phone for you!" Melanie rushed home to talk to the doctor.
A) back B) out C) off D) up

10. After Melanie hung up the phone, she turned to her husband and smiled. "Honey, the doctor called me ___ to tell me some good news. I don't need any tests at the hospital. And....we are going to have a baby! Melanie and her husband hugged each other happily.
A) on B) out C) back D) off

You have correct answers out of 10

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