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come

[kʌm] (     pt came,     pp come )
intransitive verb Conjugation
1. [move]   Conjugation venir
[arrive]   Conjugation llegar
 coming!   ¡ahora voy!
 the news came as a shock   la noticia constituyó un duro golpe
 the time has come   ha llegado la hora
 he doesn't know whether he's coming or going (fig)   no sabe si va o viene
2. [reach]
 to come up/down to   llegar hasta
 the water came up to her thighs   el agua le llegaba hasta los muslos
3. [happen]   Conjugation pasar
 come what may   pase lo que pase
 how did you come to fail your exam?   ¿cómo es que suspendiste el examen?
4. [become]
 to come true   hacerse realidad
 to come unstuck   despegarse
 my shoelaces have come undone   se me han desatado los cordones
5. [begin gradually]
 to come to do something   llegar a hacer algo
6. [be placed in order]
 to come first/last in a race   llegar el primero/el último en una carrera
 she came second in the exam   quedó segunda en el examen
 P comes before Q   la P viene antes de la Q
7. (v inf) [sexually]   Conjugation correrse
 come to think of it   ahora que lo pienso


  

to come


adverb
 in (the) days/years to come   en días/años venideros


  

come about


intransitive verb Conjugation
[happen]   Conjugation pasar, Conjugation ocurrir


  

come across


transitive verb inseparable Conjugation
[find]   Conjugation encontrar

  

come across


intransitive verb Conjugation
[speaker, message]
 to come across well/badly   causar buena/mala impresión
 to come across as something   resultar ser algo


  

come along


intransitive verb Conjugation
1. [arrive by chance - opportunity]   Conjugation surgir
[ - bus]   Conjugation aparecer, Conjugation llegar
2. [progress]   Conjugation ir
 the project is coming along nicely   el proyecto va muy bien
 come along! expressing encouragement  ¡venga!
hurry up  ¡date prisa!


  

come apart


intransitive verb Conjugation
  Conjugation deshacerse


  

come at


transitive verb inseparable Conjugation
[attack]   Conjugation atacar


  

come back


intransitive verb Conjugation
1. [return]   Conjugation volver
2. [in talk, writing]
 to come back to something   volver a algo
3. [memory]
 to come back to somebody   volverle a la memoria a alguien
4. [become fashionable again]   volver a estar de moda


  

come by


transitive verb inseparable Conjugation
1. [get, obtain]   Conjugation conseguir
2. [visit, drop in on]
 they came by our house   se pasaron por nuestra casa


  

come down


intransitive verb Conjugation
1. [from upstairs]   Conjugation bajar
2. [decrease]   Conjugation bajar
3. [descend - plane, parachutist]   Conjugation aterrizar
[ - rain]   Conjugation caer


  

come down to


transitive verb inseparable
  reducirse a


  

come down with


transitive verb inseparable Conjugation
  Conjugation coger, Conjugation agarrar (enfermedad)


  

come forward


intransitive verb Conjugation
  Conjugation presentarse


  

come from


transitive verb inseparable
[noise etc]   venir de
[person]   ser de


  

come in


intransitive verb Conjugation
1. [enter]   Conjugation entrar, Conjugation pasar
 come in!   ¡pase!
2. [arrive - train, letters, donations]   Conjugation llegar
3. [be involved]   Conjugation entrar
 it's a good plan, but where do I come in?   el plan está bien pero ¿dónde encajo yo?
4. [be introduced]   entrar en vigor


  

come in for


transitive verb inseparable Conjugation
[criticism etc]   Conjugation recibir, Conjugation llevarse


  

come into


transitive verb inseparable Conjugation
1. [inherit]   Conjugation heredar
2. [begin to be]
 to come into being   nacer, ver la luz
 to come into force   entrar en vigor
 to come into sight   vislumbrarse


  

come of


transitive verb inseparable Conjugation
[result from]   resultar de
 what came of your plans?   ¿qué fue de tus planes?


  

come off


intransitive verb Conjugation
1. [button]   Conjugation descoserse
[label]   Conjugation despegarse
[lid]   Conjugation soltarse
[stain]   Conjugation quitarse
2. [plan, joke]   salir bien, dar resultado
3. [person]
 to come off well/badly   salir bien/mal parado


  

come off


transitive verb inseparable Conjugation
[medicine]   dejar de tomar
 come off it! (inf)   ¡venga ya!


  

come on


intransitive verb Conjugation
1. [start]   Conjugation empezar
 I think I have a cold coming on   creo que me estoy constipando
2. [start working - lights, heating]   encenderse
3. [progress]   Conjugation ir
 it's coming on nicely   va muy bien
 come on! expressing encouragement, urging haste  ¡vamos!
expressing disbelief  ¡venga ya!


  

come out


intransitive verb Conjugation
1. [screw, tooth]   Conjugation caerse
2. [stain]   Conjugation quitarse
3. [become known]   salir a la luz
4. [appear - product, book, sun]   Conjugation salir
[ - film]   Conjugation estrenarse
5. [in exam, race etc]   Conjugation terminar, Conjugation acabar
 who came out on top?   ¿quién acabó ganando?
6. [go on strike]   ponerse en huelga
7. [declare publicly]
 to come out for/against something   declararse a favor/en contra de algo
8. [as homosexual]   declararse homosexual
9. [photograph]   Conjugation salir


  

come out in


transitive verb inseparable
 she has come out in spots   le han salido unos granos


  

come out with


transitive verb inseparable Conjugation
[remark]   Conjugation decir


  

come over


transitive verb inseparable Conjugation
[subj: feeling]   Conjugation sobrevenir
 I don't know what has come over her   no sé qué le pasa

  

come over


intransitive verb Conjugation
[to visit]   Conjugation pasarse


  

come round


intransitive verb Conjugation
1. [to visit]   Conjugation pasarse
2. [change opinion]
 to come round (to something)   terminar por aceptar (algo)
3. [regain consciousness]   volver en sí
4. [happen]   Conjugation volver


  

come through


transitive verb inseparable Conjugation
[difficult situation, period]   pasar por, Conjugation atravesar
[operation, war]   sobrevivir a

  

come through


intransitive verb Conjugation
1. [arrive]   Conjugation llegar
2. [survive]   Conjugation sobrevivir


  

come to


transitive verb inseparable Conjugation
1. [reach]
 to come to an end   tocar a su fin
 to come to power   subir al poder
 to come to a decision   alcanzar una decisión
2. [amount to]   ascender a
 the plan came to nothing   el plan se quedó en nada
3. [subj: memory, thought]
 the idea suddenly came to me   se me ocurrió la idea de pronto


  

come to


intransitive verb Conjugation
[regain consciousness]   volver en sí


  

come under


transitive verb inseparable
1. [be governed by]   estar bajo
2. [heading in book etc]   venir en, ir bajo
3. [suffer]
 to come under attack   ser atacado


  

come up


intransitive verb Conjugation
1. [name, topic, opportunity]   Conjugation surgir
2. [be imminent]   estar al llegar
3. [sun, moon]   Conjugation salir


  

come up against


transitive verb inseparable Conjugation
  Conjugation tropezarse or toparse con


  

come upon


transitive verb inseparable Conjugation
[find]   cruzarse con, Conjugation encontrar


  

come up to


transitive verb inseparable Conjugation
1. [approach - in space]   acercarse a
[ - in time]
 it's coming up to Christmas/six o'clock   nos acercamos a la Navidad/a las seis de la tarde
2. [expectations]   estar a la altura de


  

come up with


transitive verb inseparable Conjugation
[idea]   salir con
[solution]   Conjugation encontrar


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