Michael Buble Haven´t met you yet

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This is a great song to practise your phrasal verbs. Buble’s intonation is clear, and yet the phrasal verbs he uses are not simple (although they are all very common in everyday English)
Listen to the song and fill in the gaps. Remember, they are case-sensitive. Do not use CAPITAL LETTERS. At the end you will be told your mark, and the answers you have answered correctly.


Press the ‘START’ to begin. There are 10 questions. When you complete the first your answer will be checked and you will be shown the second. You cannot go back to previous questions- wait until you have finished the exercise before repeating any wrong answers.Use this notebook to write your provisional answers.

NOTEPAD: Your ideas


I’m not surprised, not everything lasts
I’ve broken my heart so many times, I stopped (1) ___________
Talk myself in, I (2) __________
I get all (3) _________, then I (4) ________
I tried so very hard not to lose it
I (5) _______ with a million excuses
I thought, I thought of every possibility

(Chorus:) And I know someday that it’ll all (6) __________
You’ll make me work, so we can work to (7) ___________
And I promise you, kid, that I give so much more than I get
I just haven’t met you yet

I might have to wait, I’ll never (8) ____________
I guess it’s half timing, and the other half’s luck
Wherever you are, whenever it’s right
You’ll (9) _______ of nowhere and into my life
And I know that we can be so amazing
And, baby, your love is gonna change me and now I can see every possibility… (chorus)

(They say all´s fair in love and war, but I won´t need to fight it- we´ll get it right and we´ll be united)



For further exercises on phrasal verbs, look at the section on Phrasal Verbs in ‘Learn’.


  1. KEEPING TRACK (technically, not a phrasal verb – but we’re not technicians) = not losing count
  2. TALK MYSELF OUT = forget an idea, get discouraged
  3. WORKED UP (phrasal adjective)= nervous, excited
  4. LET MYSELF DOWN = get disappointed
  5. CAME UP = invented, improvised (he came up with a silly excuse)
  6. TURN UP = appear (They didn’t warn – they just turned up)
  7. WORK IT OUT = here, solve. Also: calculate, work to understand or reach an answer, go to the gym.
  8. GIVE UP = stop doing something (give up smoking)
  9. COME OUT = come out    🙂