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become

verb
 
 
/bɪˈkʌm/ ( past tense became, past participle become)
become available/rich/a writer, etc A2 to begin to be something: They became great friends. She wants to become a teacher when she leaves school. This style of skirt is becoming fashionable.Starting and beginningStarting again
what/whatever became of sb/sth something you say when you want to know what has happened to someone: Whatever became of your friend Harry?Question words and expressions
Translations of “become”
in Spanish volverse, ponerse, convertirse…
in Arabic يُصْبِح…
in Korean -가 되다…
in Portuguese tornar-se, vir a ser…
in French devenir, advenir de, bien aller à…
in German werden, werden aus, stehen…
in Catalan convertir-se en…
in Japanese ~になる…
in Chinese (Simplified) 成为, 变成,成为,变得…
in Chinese (Traditional) 成為, 變成,成為,變得…
in Italian diventare…
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