›a boxholding twelve bottles of wine or another type of alcoholic drink, or the twelve bottles and their contents: a case of beer/wineThere is a 5% discount if you buy a case.
›arguments and reasons why something is right or wrong, should or should not be done, etc.: a case for/against sthThere's a good case for bringing in new regulations.make/argue a caseThe study makes the case for increasingflexibleworking.a good/strong caseThe union believes it has been vindicated and has a very strong case.
Come on – you can do it! Phrasal verbs with ‘come’.
by Liz Walter,
November 19, 2014
As part of an occasional series on the tricky subject of phrasal verbs, this blog looks at ones formed with the verb ‘come’. If you are reading this blog, I’m sure you already know come from, as it is one of the first things you learn in class: I come from Scotland/Spain.
informal a person who marries in later life Newly retired and now newlywed – rise of the ‘silver splicers’ Reaching pension age becomes a trigger to tie the knot as baby-boomers begin to redefine retirement