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Словосочетания со словом come

become of
To happen to; befall.
This idiom is always used in a clause beginning with what.
What will become of the children, now that both parents are in jail?
What has become of my pencil? I had it ten minutes ago, but now I can’t find it.
I wondered what became of you. I looked around the shopping centre for two hours, but I couldn’t find you at all.
easy to come by
Найти с легкостью.
A good job is not easy to come by.
Хорошую работу найти нелегко.
chickens come home to roost
Words or acts come back to cause trouble for a person; something bad you said or did receives punishment; you get the punishment that you deserve.
Often used in a short form.
Fred's chickens finally came home to roost today. He was late so often that the teacher made him go to the principal.
Mary's selfishness will come home to roost some day.
Truth be told, some nefarious financial decisions were made and the chickens are coming home to roost, albeit on the backs of some of the employees!
come about
To take place; happen, occur.
Sometimes it is hard to tell how a quarrel comes about.
When John woke up he was in the hospital, but he didn't know how that had come about.
I didn’t find any explanation in the newspaper about how the political coup came about.
The flood came about as a result of the heavy winter rains.
come a cropper
To fall off your horse.
John's horse stumbled, and John came a cropper.
To fail.
Mr. Brown did not have enough money to put into his business and it soon came a cropper.
come across
run across
To find or meet by chance.
He came across a dollar bill in the suit he was sending to the cleaner.
I came across George at a party last week; it was the first time I had seen him in months.
The other day I ran across a book that you might like.
While Cheryl was cleaning the attic, she came across some very old coins. It took her by surprise to run across something like that.
To give or do what is asked.
The robber told the woman to come across with her purse.
For hours the police questioned the man suspected of kidnapping the child, and finally he came across with the story.
come again
Please repeat; please say that again. Usually used as a command.
"Harry has just come into a fortune," my wife said. "Come again? " I asked her, not believing it.
"Come again," said the hard-of-hearing man.
come alive
come to life
To become alert or attentive; wake up and look alive; become active.
When Mr. Simmons mentioned money, the boys came alive.
Bob pushed the starter button, and the engine came alive with a roar.
To look real; take on a bright, natural look.
Under skillful lighting, the scene came alive.
The President came alive in the picture as the artist worked.