Expresiones con verbos claves - Verbo "to come"
Idioms with key verbs - Verb "to come"
|to come a long way
|to come alive
|to come apart at the seams
|to come clean
|to come down the pike
|to come full circle
||volver al punto de partida
- When I first started I was just a clerk, now I own the bank. I've come a long way.
- The party came alive when the band started to play.
- After ten years of marriage, their relationship came apart at the seams and they got divorced.
- The murderer felt guilty and he finally came clean. He's in jail now.
- Johnny Depp's new movie is coming down the pike and we can't wait to see it!
- I've come full circle in this job and it's time for me to move on.
|to come home to roost
||pagar las consecuencias
|to come in handy
||venir bien, resultar útil
|to come of age
||llegar a la mayoría de edad
|to come one's way
||venir hacia alguien
|to come out in the wash
|to come to a halt
- If you copy an essay from the internet and hand it in as your own, you'll come home to roost.
- That extra flashlight sure came in handy the other night at the camping site.
- My children have all come of age but they will always be my babies.
- Do you know that man? He's coming our way and waving at you.
- Don't worry, I'm sure this problem will come out in the wash very soon.
- The whole process came to a halt because one of the machines broke down.
|to come to an end
|to come to blows
||irse a las manos
|to come to grief
|to come to grips with
|to come to light
||salir a la luz
|to come to mind
||recordar, ocurrírsele algo a alguien
- The conversation came to an end when Sally entered the room.
- Can't we just settle this matter without having to come to blows?
- Kate's plans to go to Harvard came to grief when she got that rejection letter.
- Harry has started to come to grips with the subject, but he still doesn't like it.
- The whole truth came to light when Pat confessed she had stolen the bag.
- Try to think of an idea for the party, something good will come to mind.
|to come to one's senses
||recobrar el conocimiento
|to come to terms
|to come true
|to come up smelling of roses
- Susan suddenly fainted but she came to her senses a few seconds later.
- Helen hasn't come to terms with the fact that her husband's dead.
- When you make a wish, you shouldn't say it out loud or else it won't come true.
- Senator Stern was the only one who came up smelling of roses after the drug scandal.