the firefighters fought the blaze while the crowd was looking on it

Directions: Select the phrasal verb that best completes the sentence.

The firefighters fought the blaze while the crowd _________. 

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  1. Looked on
  2. Looked out
  3. Looked away
  4. Looked above

Answer (Detailed Solution Below)

Option 1 : Looked on

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The correct answer is Looked on

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Key Points

  • Meanings of the given phrasal verbs:
    Look on to watch something happen but not become involved in it
    Look out to watch what is happening and be careful
    Look away to avert one's gaze
    Look above This is not a phrasal verb rather a simple construction meaning 'to look higher phàn nàn...'
  •  The correct phrasal verb is 'looked on' as it conveys the meaning that the firefighters (being professionals) fought the blaze while the crowd (who has no experience of handling such a disaster) noticed it without participating in it
     

Thus the correct sentence is: The firefighters fought the blaze while the crowd looked on.

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