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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 ​unclearexactly what will become of ​Bill 35 now, but the ​issuessurrounding it aren't going away. Whatever became of Jennie O’Hearn? (= what ​happened to)
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