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Don't worry about Bill. He might not agree with us now, but he'll come ______ eventually.

After rejecting many of his staff's proposals for the campaign, the manager finally came ________ his own ideas.

If you cook a chunk of beef long enough, it should easily come _________ when you pull at it with a fork.

I was searching the internet for English language sites, and I came ______ a very useful one called EngVid.

Even though he's very smart and well read, Jake still comes _______ difficult texts once in a while in his studies.

Justine put in a strong effort near the end of the race, but she couldn't pass the leader and came ________ second.

Luke is having a party tomorrow night. Why don't you invite Lando, and the two of you can come _________ together.

Mike! Come _________, we're gonna miss the bus!

Although the internet did not come _________ common usage quickly, its spread over the last ten years has been extraordinary.

As more and more famous celebrities are coming _________ of the closet, young people are less afraid to admit their own sexual leanings.


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92 Comments on “23 Phrasal Verbs with COME: come across, come around, come up with…”


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I have luck on came across this lesson! thx Adan

Sunday, March 11th 2018

Great lesson, very useful. Thank you so much, Mr. Adam.

Monday, March 12th 2018

Thank you very much for your lesson <3 It's really helpful

Monday, March 12th 2018

Thank you soooooooooooooooo much for this lesson….can u make the vedio on verb…or pronoun… please sir make the vedio on this topic …for compation point of view ..

Monday, March 12th 2018

    I’ll get on it Prachi ;)

    Wednesday, March 28th 2018

It came out of the closet that phrasal verbs are so complicated, and thank you for presenting this useful lesson

Monday, March 12th 2018

☺Yohoo, got 100! This quiz contained the most truth into one question for me which referring to engVid . I came across in the same way . How luckiest I am to get such an outstanding teachers ,those have been helping me to learn and become a better perSon ! my <3 for engVid is irreplaceable .

Monday, March 12th 2018

Thanks a lot, Adam

Monday, March 12th 2018

Very useful, perfect explanation. I am really happy that this web site has been recommended to me.

Monday, March 12th 2018

I’ve come across this lesson today.Thank You Adam

Monday, March 12th 2018

I met her personally and he comes across as a really nice girl.We even get married.But after marriage, she comes across as not really nice person and we had to divorce

Monday, March 12th 2018

    LOL. Well used, Mieto :)

    Wednesday, March 28th 2018

Thank you very much.these are useful.

Monday, March 12th 2018

Excetllent lesson! I do like this subject: phrasal
verbs. Thank you very much.

Monday, March 12th 2018

Adam you are great!! Thank you for everything😊😊😊

Monday, March 12th 2018

Hi Adam, thanks for this lesson. I have a question, I watched your video about the phrasal verb “fall” and after this one. I don’t understand what’s the difference between fall apart and come apart ?

U’re doing a great job ! Thanks

Monday, March 12th 2018

    Hi Doungles,

    We usually use fall part about people who lose control of themselves. Come apart means break. In some cases they can mean the same thing, i.e., break, though fall apart is by itself, while come apart needs someone or something to do it.

    Does this help?

    Wednesday, March 28th 2018

Nice and useful lesson! There is another phrasal verb with “Come” and is “Come along”. That’s means when you you have a good/bad friendship with someone; it also means progress and accompany someone. Thank you, Adam!

Monday, March 12th 2018

    Good points Ae97bc ;)

    Wednesday, March 28th 2018

Adam, would you, please, explain me one of the meanings of “come up”? Sometimes, for instance, in Oprah’s TV-shows, you can see titles: “come up” between different episodes of the interview. What does it mean? Thank you!

Monday, March 12th 2018

    I think in this case means “next” (in sequence). Right Adam?

    Monday, March 12th 2018

      Yes, indeed, Bergvolk ;)

      Wednesday, March 28th 2018

    Natalochka71 I’ve listened her. She says: “Common up!”. Means: ” Come(out) to us!”.

    Saturday, March 17th 2018

      Sometimes you can hear: “Common down!”. It depends on the location of the one who says that (upper or lower). But in some cases it is just a custom. For instance: “Downtown” means in the center of town.

      Saturday, March 17th 2018

        “Coming up” means “The next on this channel”.

        Saturday, March 17th 2018

          Thanks! Very interesting indeed.

          Saturday, March 17th 2018

        also, come on down

        Wednesday, March 28th 2018

      Actually, it’s “come on up” Katrin :)

      Wednesday, March 28th 2018

        Thanks Adam!

        Saturday, March 31st 2018

          I was reading with my eye closed. Sorry!

          Saturday, March 31st 2018

    Hi Natalochka,

    As Bergvolk wrote, it means “next”, i.e., coming after the break.

    Wednesday, March 28th 2018

      Thanks a lot, Adam!

      Wednesday, March 28th 2018

Luke and Lando? Nerd alert showing up, eh?
Thank you for this class.
Phrasal verbs are really tough for us, we didn’t learn at school. However, I try to pay attention at the dialogues in the series and movies.

Monday, March 12th 2018

Wonderful lesson Adam. Thanks a lot

Tuesday, March 13th 2018

It is very difficult… I think I need to communicate a lot with native speakers to remember this. I only have 60.%

Tuesday, March 13th 2018

    Keep practicing Tanushka :)It takes time.

    Wednesday, March 28th 2018

Thanks Adam. Great lesson!

Tuesday, March 13th 2018

Thanks a lot Adam!!!

Tuesday, March 13th 2018

Thank you Adam.

Tuesday, March 13th 2018

Thank you Adam, that’s a very helpful lesson.

Tuesday, March 13th 2018

Hi Adam! Great lesson, I hope you do more videos like this one, they are quite helpful.

Wednesday, March 14th 2018

    Sorry, I forgot to say, thank you so much!!

    Wednesday, March 14th 2018

Thks you! very common phrasal verbs

Wednesday, March 14th 2018

This site is so cool! I’m excited!

Thursday, March 15th 2018

    Welcome Nukemoore :)

    Wednesday, March 28th 2018

“to come up with” means “to suggest”
“to come across” means “to encounter”
Is that right?

Thursday, March 15th 2018

    Yes, Konstantin.

    Wednesday, March 28th 2018

Your classes are wonderful! Thanks very much!

Thursday, March 15th 2018

Thanks a lot, teacher Adam, I try to learn English from your video and will start from the first your video ^-^

Friday, March 16th 2018

incredible learning

Friday, March 16th 2018

thank you so much Adams. Finally, I have a chance to say thank you and saying that a learn a lot and every day I am always watching to all your videos.

Friday, March 16th 2018

I am a chinese ,I saw your teaching on weibo,and I find this web,it’s really useful for me ,thank you so much ,and I appropriate that more than you can imagine.

Saturday, March 17th 2018

    Welcome Sera :)

    Wednesday, March 28th 2018

These phrasal verbs are very useful.Thank you.

Sunday, March 18th 2018

Hello Adam! Need your help as usual:) Please, explain to me how to use these two similar (in my opinion) words ‘illusion and ‘delusion’. Are these two synonyms?

Sunday, March 18th 2018

    Hi Alexander,

    They’re similar. Illusion looks real (to anyone who sees it). Delusion is when the mind is playing tricks on you and you actually believe something that everyone else can see is not true.

    Certain lighting can create illusions from certain angles. A mean person who thinks everyone loves and respects him is delusional.
    Does this help?

    Wednesday, March 28th 2018

thank you so much but
I’m bad at hearing because the Americans are talking fast . helped me

Monday, March 19th 2018

    Hi BTS,

    It’s just a matter of practice. keep listening and you will improve.

    Wednesday, March 28th 2018

I Adam i just want to let you know that you lessons have been very useful for me and i will always watch your videos. thank you so much for your videos.

Wednesday, March 21st 2018

Hello Adam! Your class is very usuful, I’m from Brazil but I have been in Toronto for one year. Are you available for private lessons? If you can, please let me known.

Thursday, March 22nd 2018

    Hi Daniela,

    Actually I’m not in Toronto now, and I don’t do private lessons, but there are many good teachers in Toronto. I hope you find the right one for you.

    Wednesday, March 28th 2018

Hi dear teacher

Thursday, March 22nd 2018

thanks alot

Friday, March 23rd 2018

Good lesson Adam. Thanks.

Saturday, March 24th 2018

Excuse me.Where can I find the video Lessons?

Saturday, March 24th 2018

    Hi Wangyou,

    In China you may need to use a VPN because the government blocks YouTube. But, I did see other visitors here who watch it on Weibo.

    Wednesday, March 28th 2018

Thanks you very much for the great lesson, but I wonder if I can use these words in the formal situation??

Sunday, March 25th 2018

    Hi Fang,

    Some of them, yes.

    For example, The doctor was doing research on a cancer treatment when he came across an interesting discovery.

    Wednesday, March 28th 2018

thanks Adam.

Tuesday, March 27th 2018

Thank you everyone :)

Wednesday, March 28th 2018

how to get more quiz?

Saturday, March 31st 2018

    Hi RamPage,

    Each lesson has one quiz. You can see other lessons and take their quizzes.

    Tuesday, April 17th 2018

      i meant more quiz for each lesson. i want more sir :D

      Wednesday, April 18th 2018

Adam, thanks for this quiz
Very usefull =)

Thursday, April 5th 2018

Very good Adam!!! :D

Friday, April 6th 2018

Hi, Adam! I’ve heard “come along” in a song. I guess it was “Come Along Now” by Despina Vandi))) What does it mean? THANK YOU SO MUCH!

Saturday, April 7th 2018

    Hi Oleg,

    Generally, it means come with me/us, join me/us. Does this fit the context?

    Tuesday, April 17th 2018

I got a perfect score! Thank you so much for your wonderful lessons! I learned a lot!

Sunday, April 8th 2018

    Good stuff Antonette :)

    Tuesday, April 17th 2018

Adam I took IELTS on 17th Oct,2017 n got 7.5 overall band score.I took IELTS again on 7th April,2018 n result awaited.
I m bit worried about task 2 n need help regarding the same.

Monday, April 9th 2018

Topic was in many societies, more n more people r choosing to live life on their own .
Give reasons n is it a positive or negative trend give ur opinion
I wrote about growing trend of nuclear family set-up .
Did I understand the task ??

Monday, April 9th 2018

    Um, well, Tamanna, it seems you went the opposite way. They are saying the trend is moving away from the nuclear family setup toward a more individual and isolated one. Is this movement positive or negative (is it good or bad that more people are living alone)?

    Tuesday, April 17th 2018

I got 90 / 100

Tuesday, April 10th 2018

Good lesson, Adan. Thank you for teaching!

Friday, April 13th 2018

hi adam i wanna ask the meaning of this sentence that lets get some shopping done
if u reply i wllbe thankul

Monday, April 16th 2018

    Hi Rabbia,

    Let’s get some shopping done is a fun way to say let’s do a lot of shopping. Like it’s a mission.

    Tuesday, April 17th 2018

Hi Mr.Adam thanks for this useful lesson .
But we need more and more practice to understand to these phrasal.

Wednesday, May 2nd 2018

thanks a lot, Adam

Tuesday, May 15th 2018

10 out of 10 lol.Thank you!But in this video I noted one sentence:”I live just over down the street,come around sometime.”I don’t quite understand why you put “over” and “down”together. I know this basic meaning is “I live in the street”,but I don’t know the specific direction.Maybe it’s a dynamic process,two prepositions,over means from one place to another place,down means to a lower place,and over+down means from one place to a lower place?And “I live just over down the street”means the horizon of the house I live is higher than where I am speaking now? Please help me understand,Thanks.

Friday, May 18th 2018

Please Adam sir make video of articles and noun

Monday, June 4th 2018

Thank you!

Monday, June 4th 2018

that is great!

Wednesday, June 20th 2018
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