Come Apart

Come Apart

Infinitive: Come Apart
Present Tense: Come Apart/ Comes Apart
-ing Form: Coming Apart
Past Tense: Came Apart
Past Participle: Come Apart
It is a non-separable phrasal verb that can
be used in one way
  1. 1

    When something breaks or separates piece by piece.

    The bottom of my shoe came apart, so I used super glue to fix it.
    If you don't wait for the cake to cool, it will come apart when you remove it from the pan.

Come Apart
  1. The carpet is starting to _____ ______ around the edges.
  2. The pages in the book were ______ _____ as I turned them.
  3. You need to soak the potatoes until the skin ______ ______. Next drain the water and discard the skins. Then mix milk, butter and salt with the skinless potatoes.
  4. Stop playing with those blinds before they ______ ______!
  5. Ask the store clerk for a discount on the dress since the zipper ______ ______.

Listen for the phrasal verb Come Apart in the video clip from the movie Top Gun

  1. Ice, we've got a problem. I have four aircraft on radar. Four bogeys.

    Wood, we've got four bogeys.

    Wrong, make that five!
    There's five, sir.

    Oh, shit!

    He's got a radar lock on us.

    Get out of there, Hollywood!

    I'm hit! I'm hit! We're __________ _____.
  2. What was the video clip about?

Change the sentences above into questions, then change them into negatives.

  • Milica

    The carpet is starting to come apart around the edges.
    The pages in the book were coming apart as I turned them.
    You need to soak the potatoes until the skin comes apart. Next drain the water and discard the skins. Then mix milk, butter and salt with the skinless potatoes.
    Stop playing with those blinds before they come apart!
    Ask the store clerk for a discount on the dress since the zipper comes apart.

  • The carpet is starting to come apart around the edges.
    The pages in the book were coming apart as I turned them.
    You need to soak the potatoes until the skin comes apart. Next drain the water and discard the skins. Then mix milk, butter and salt with the skinless potatoes.
    Stop playing with those blinds before they come apart!
    Ask the store clerk for a discount on the dress since the zipper came apart.

  • LOIEnglish

    Good!

  • LOIEnglish

    Great!

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