Flashcards Practice


Phrases: Come… (emerge)

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1. Listen to each word as your read the written form.
2. Say the word and listen again to compare your pronunciation.
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4. Say the word to complete the example sentence. (Flip the card back to check if necessary.)
5. Listen to the example sentence, and say it yourself.

come up

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become known (unexpectedly)

“I’m afraid a problem has come ______, so I won’t be able to attend the meeting this afternoon.”


come to light

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become widely known or evident

“Every day, more information about the scandal comes to ______.”


come out

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Become known, made public

“Despite his excellent public record, It came ______ that he had been living a double life.”


come through

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become apparent through actions

“Though he did his best to appear calm, the fear came ______ in his trembling hands.”


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