Common Idioms & Phrases with COME – IELTS Part II

Common Phrases with COME – II

  • Come after – to chase someone. Example: Dogs of my locality started coming after me after I had given them biscuits for a few days.
  • Come away – to leave in a specific state. Example: I came away from their home in a feeling that no matter how much you love someone if they don’t like you then they will never treat you well.
  • Come back to – to return back to some idea/subject. Example: Instead of thinking about the problem all the time lets come back to all the possible solutions we may have at his moment.
  • Come home – become clear or understood. Example: Kapur’s reality came home to me suddenly when I got back my memory.
  • Come in – arrive/become involved. Example: A few years go when the entire plot was designed it’s when, where Gaurav and his family came in.
  • Come out – appear/emerge. Example: After the CBI investigation, it came out that Tanu was aware of her parents’ involvement in the crime.
  • Come over – a feeling that affects someone. Example: A great happiness comes over me whenever I see her smiling.
  • Come round – to change one’s opinion/decisions and get agreed to someone else’s. Example: I am sure that one day she will come round about him.
  • Come through – to succeed in surviving. Example: She has immense willpower, so she will surely come through this major setback.
  • Come to – think/remember something. Example: She told me that the solutions would come to her if she talks to some friend.
  • Come to grips with – to deal with someone/something that is difficult/challenging. Example: She has learnt to come to grips with criticism and sarcasm effectively.
  • Come together – to unite on something. Example: After a long discussion they all came together to stand with her against injustice.
  • Come to life – to become lively/exciting. Example: The Mehandi ceremony came to life after the Groom’s mother’s dance performance.
  • Come to terms – to learn to accept someone/something. Example: She has finally come to terms that it’s impossible to change certain people despite all efforts.
  • Come under – to be in a specific category. Example: This idea comes under the category of suicide and self-destruction.

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