Common English Phrasal Verbs with COME

Common English Phrasal Verbs with COME

Come about: Happen, occur

The meeting came about because both sides were sick of fighting

Come about: Shift direction

The yacht came about to a heading of 240 degrees

Come across: Give the impression of being this way

She comes across rude but she’s actually nice

Common English Phrasal Verbs with COME 1

Come across something: Find something by chance/ find accidentally

I came across $20 when I was cleaning

Come along: Accompany

May I come along on your trip tomorrow? 

Come along: Move faster or keep up

Come along, we’ll never get there if you don’t keep up with us

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Come apart: Break into pieces

It came apart when I tried to lift it off the floor and I had to glue it back together

Come around: Recover consciousness

It took several hours after the operation before he came around

Come around to: Agree with or accept something you had previously disapproved of or disliked

They have started coming around to our way of thinking and are less hostile

Come back: Return

I left work and came back home early 

Come before: Appear in court charged with a crime or offence

He came before the court on charges of speeding

Come by: To get, acquire

How did you come by that Rolex?

Speaking about the Weather in English

Talking about the weather can be a good way to strike up a conversation with just about anyone, even complete strangers. Knowing some simple weather phrases in English will help you get through “small talk” much more easily.

Speaking about the Weather in English

Conversation Starters
  • Beautiful day, isn’t it?
  • Can you believe all of this rain we’ve been having?
  • It looks like it’s going to snow.
  • We couldn’t ask for a nicer day, could we?
  • How about this weather?
  • Did you order this sunshine?
  • It’s so nice out today, isn’t it?
  • The weather’s nice today, right?

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  • So hot for this time of year.
  • I heard it’s supposed to be sunny tomorrow. That’s good, right?
  • Wow, it’s really (Raining/pouring) out today! Did you get caught in the rain?
  • I can’t believe the fog! Did you have a hard time driving today?
  • It’s freezing out today. Do you think it will snow?
Speaking about the Weather in English 2
Some Answers to Describe the Weather
  • It’s freezing outside!
  • It’s a bit chilly. Wrap up warm.
  • It’s cold.
  • It’s Arctic out there.
  • It’s quite fresh – take a jumper.
  • You can see your breath in the air.
  • It’s below zero.
  • It must be minus five or more.
  • It’s pretty frosty today.
  • My car’s iced up, it’s that cold.
  • It’s nice and warm today.
  • We’re having a heatwave!
  • It’s so hot! It must be over 80.
  • It’s nice in the sun.
  • The weather’s lovely.
  • It’s a lovely day.
  • It’s absolutely boiling!
  • It’s positively tropical today.

In the end remember that you can always start a conversation with someone by making a remark about the weather. Try to use this to interact with others, especially people you don’t know.

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