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.
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.
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