In today’s lesson, we will be learning 6 phrasal verbs with “come” you probably don’t know. In order to remember them, you need to try and use them in some context by all means.

Come across something / someone

Meaning: meet someone or find something accidentally.

  • I came across Martha at the meeting yesterday.
  • When I was tidying the attack I came across some old letters.

Come down with

Meaning: start being ill.

  • I’m afraid I can’t go out with you tonight. I came down with the flu.
  • I think I am coming down with something because I’ve been feeling tired all day.

Come forward

Meaning: to offer information about something.

  • No one came forward to witness last night’s crime.
  • The policeman said that one person came forward with the information about a crime.

Come up against

Meaning: to face a problem you have to deal with.

  • If you come up against any difficulties, give me a call.
  • It was not the first time they came up against the same problem.

Come up with

Meaning: to suggest an idea.

  • Brian came up with a great idea of how to double our income.
  • Scientists all around the world are doing their best to come up with solutions for global warming.
 6 Phrasal Verbs with "Come"
6 Phrasal Verbs with “Come”

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1 Comment

Ferdinando Soares · 7 Apr 2020 at 9:14 pm

Thank you so much for everything. These phrasal verbs are useful for me. Learning through the phrasal verbs, maybe I can be speaking better

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