There are four of us, so we’ll cut the cake into quartersIt’s (a) quarter past / (American) after fourIn the first quarter of the year his firm made a profitThe shop is about a quarter of a mile awayan hour and a quartertwo and a quarter hours.›in the United States and Canada, (a coinworth) twenty-five cents, the fourth part of a dollar.
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