Saturday, February 09, 2008

Learning English-5

come down
When did you come down from Oxford?

Do you think Sir Run Run Shaw will come down again when our school needs more money?

Shylock came down on Antonio for the pound of flesh.

The court will come down heavily on hardened criminals

The enemy came down on the town during the night.

The chairman will have to come down on one side or the other soon.

When we come down to details, the plan seems possible.

The whole matter comes down to a power struggle between President Musharraf and Benazir Bhutto.

The former world weightlifting champion came down to picking odds and ends from refuse heaps.

All this talk about ideas is getting us nowhere, let’s come down to brass tacks.

I’m glad you have come down to earth and stopped dreaming of getting a windfall.

come for

I saw the robber coming for me.

come forward

The police have asked witnesses of the accident to come forward.

come home

At last the real difficulty has come home to me.

come in

This week came in very windy.

If your party comes in at the next election, what will you do about taxes?



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