The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English
English definition of “elderly”
B1a more polite word for 'old', used to describepeople: an elderly manChildren should show respect for the elderly.The elderlyOld or old-fashionedDescribing people who are oldDescribing people who are oldThe elderly
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.