Significado de “become” - en el Diccionario Inglés

become en inglés británico

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uk /bɪˈkʌm/ us /bɪˈkʌm/ became, become

become verb (BE)

A2 [ L ] to start to be:

I was becoming increasingly suspicious of his motives.
It was becoming cold, so we lit the fire.
After giving up smoking, he became fat and irritable.
Margaret Thatcher became the UK's first woman prime minister in 1979.
He has just become a father.

Más ejemplos

  • Of the four million people who have become vegetarians in Britain, nearly two-thirds are women.
  • When did you become a US citizen?
  • People can become infected after eating raw or undercooked meat.
  • He started his working life as an engineer but later became a teacher.
  • Prince Juan Carlos of Spain became king in 1975.

Phrasal verb(s)

(Definición de become del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

become en inglés americano

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us /bɪˈkʌm/ past tense became /bɪˈkeɪm/ , past participle become

become verb (BE)

[ L ] to start to be:

He became a US citizen in 1955.
The days are becoming shorter.
It’s becoming obvious that Dorothy doesn’t like me.

become verb (SUIT)

[ T ] to cause someone to look attractive, or to be suitable for someone:

That color really becomes you.

(Definición de become del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)