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What does 'figure out' mean? Is it a phrasal verb?



 
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What does 'figure out' mean? Is it a phrasal verb? #1 (permalink) Mon Apr 20, 2009 22:04 pm   What does 'figure out' mean? Is it a phrasal verb?
 

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ESL/EFL Test #192 "Phrasal Verbs (D to F)", question 8

The children tried to ......... a way of getting to the concert on their own.

(a) figure out
(b) figure about
(c) figure up

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #192 "Phrasal Verbs (D to F)", answer 8

The children tried to figure out a way of getting to the concert on their own.

Correct answer: (a) figure out
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What does 'figure out' mean? Is it a phrasal verb? #2 (permalink) Tue Apr 21, 2009 1:24 am   What does 'figure out' mean? Is it a phrasal verb?
 

The correct answer is (a) figure out.
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What does 'figure out' mean? Is it a phrasal verb? #3 (permalink) Tue Apr 21, 2009 13:59 pm   What does 'figure out' mean? Is it a phrasal verb?
 

The children wondered if they could find their own way to the concert, or some other way to get there.
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