Meaning of “become of someone/something” in the English Dictionary


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become of someone/something

phrasal verb with become us /bɪˈkʌm/ verb past tense became /bɪˈkeɪm/ , past participle become

to happen to or be a result for something or someone:

It's unclear exactly what will become of Bill 35 now, but the issues surrounding it aren't going away.
Whatever became of Jennie O’Hearn? (= what happened to)

(Definition of “become of someone/something” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)