comeverbuk us /kʌm/ (came, come)
come verb (MOVE TO SPEAKER)
come verb (MOVE TO LISTENER)
come verb (ARRIVE)
- The doctor at the hospital says that she'll be able to come home within two weeks.
- After you've gained some experience teaching abroad you can come home and get a job.
- The school is required to notify parents if their children fail to come to school.
- The men came to remove the rubbish from the backyard.
- He thumped on the door but nobody came.
come verb (LEAVE)
- When he came out of the water, he was trembling with cold.
- The gunmen were lying in wait when Mr Predit came out of the hotel.
- We exchanged a few words as we were coming away from the meeting.
- Her face was a sickly colour when she came out of the dentist's.
- He came off the tennis court with a twisted ankle.
come verb (DIFFERENT STATE)
come verb (HAPPEN)
- His death came at a terrible time for Roger.
- The illness came on top of losing his job.
- The opportunity to join the expedition came at just the right time for me.
- The announcement that they were to divorce came as a real shock.
- It didn't come as any great surprise that she was resigning.
come verb (BE ORDERED)
come verb (EXIST)