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Translation of "become" - English-Spanish dictionary

become

verb   /bɪˈkʌm/ ( present participle becoming, past tense became, past participle become)
A2 to begin to be something convertirse en They became great friends.
what became of…?
something you say when you want to know what has happened to someone ¿qué fue de…? What became of your friend Harry?
(Definition of become from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

become

verb /biˈkam/ ( past tense became /biˈkeim/, past participle become)
to come or grow to be volverse, ponerse, convertirse Her coat has become badly torn She has become even more beautiful.
to qualify or take a job as hacerse, llegar a ser She became a doctor.
(with of) to happen to ser de What became of her son?
(formal) to suit sentar bien, quedar bien That dress really becomes her.
becoming adjective
(formal) attractive favorecedor She was wearing a becoming dress.
becomingly adverb
convenientemente She was dressed becomingly in a pale blue dress.
(Definition of become from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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