Come Out

Come Out

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

    To leave a place.

    It had been raining when I came out of the office.
    Don't come out of your room until it is cleaned!

  2. 2

    To travel out of town.

    Why don't you come out to Seattle to celebrate your birthday?
    My aunt came out to Barcelona to visit me in 2011.

  3. 3

    To have a particular result.

    She sobbed when the pregnancy test came out negative.
    What team do you think will come out on top in the World Cup?

  4. 4

    To make information known or available to the public.

    Recently, a professional football player came out that he was gay.
    The company came out to the media about the specifics surrounding their bankruptcy.

  5. 5

    To remove a stain or dirt.

    If you use club soda, the stain will come right out.
    Despite multiple washes, the grass stains were just too stubborn to come out of her blouse.

  6. 6

    To attend an event.

    Dwayne Johnson came out to give a speech in honor of Paul Walker.
    All the celebrities come out for the awards shows.

  7. 7

    To appear.

    The sun hasn't come out yet.
    The sun always comes out in San Diego.

  8. 8

    When a magazine, book, song, etc. is released.

    I never buy anything when it first comes out.
    Have you seen the frenzy at the mall when a new pair of Jordan's come out?

Come Out
  1. A car _____ _____ of no where and hit us!
  2. The movie received a lot of criticism when it had first _______ _____.
  3. Charice Pempengco's fans were shocked when she ______ _____ of the closet.
  4. Derek _____ _____ to visit Diana on the ranch every weekend.
  5. It was a close match, but he ______ _____ as the winner in the end.
  6. I can't get this wine stain to ______ ______ of my dress.

Watch how the phrasal verb Come Out is used in this video clip from the movie Cape Fear

  1. 1.) What was the video clip about?

    2.) How was the phrasal verb used in the video?

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

  • A car came out of no where and hit us!
    The movie received a lot of criticism when it had first come out.
    Charice Pempengco’s fans were shocked when she came out of the closet.
    Derek comes out to visit Diana on the ranch every weekend.
    It was a close match, but he came out as the winner in the end.
    I can’t get this wine stain to come out of my dress.

  • Viacheslav Levashov

    A car came out of no where and hit us!
    The movie received a lot of criticism when it had first come out.
    Charice Pempengco’s fans were shocked when she came out of the closet.
    Derek comes out to visit Diana on the ranch every weekend.
    It was a close match, but he came out as the winner in the end.
    I can’t get this wine stain to come out of my dress.

  • norbaoliveira

    A car came out of no where and hit us!
    The movie received a lot of criticism when it had first comes out.
    Charice Pempengco’s fans were shocked when she came out of the closet.
    Derek comes out to visit Dian on the ranch every weekend.
    I was a close match, but he came out as the winner in the end.
    I can’t get this wine stain to come out of my dress.

  • LOIEnglish

    Perfect!

  • LOIEnglish

    In the second sentence you added an ‘s’ to the end of come out. Be sure that whenever you have an auxiliary form ‘have/had/do/does’ we never add the ‘s’.
    …when it had first come out

  • norbaoliveira

    Thank you for let me know about my mistake 🙂

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