Come Through

Come Through

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

    When someone or something expected arrives.

    The diagnostic report hasn't come through yet, so we're still waiting.
    Step aside and let the paramedics come through to help the poor victim.

  2. 2

    To produce results despite the odds.

    Mom hasn't worked in months, but somehow she still comes through with the rent money.
    The family was lucky to have come through that ordeal.

  3. 3

    To non-verbally communicate an emotion.

    The Seahawks' passion to win really came through in the second half of the game against San Francisco.
    The love Jude feels for Tara came through when he said his vows.

Come Through
  1. He always ______ ______ when I need him the most.
  2. Sam said he would ______ _____ after work.
  3. The news we had been waiting for _____ ______. I'm pregnant!
  4. I'm sorry, but I'm not going to be able to _____ _____ on those concert tickets.
  5. When you start to feel that anger ______ ______, close your eyes and take three deep breaths.

Listen for the phrasal verb Come Through in the video clip from the movie Dumb and Dumber

  1. Man: She's gonna leave the briefcase near the escalator.You make the pickup.

    Woman: Piece of cake.

    Lloyd: Goodbye, my lo... Hi! Mary!

    Man: There's our payday. She left it. Let's go.

    Lloyd: Excuse me! ________ _____! Move it or lose it, sister!
  2. What was the video clip about?

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

  • Viacheslav Levashov

    He always comes through when I need him the most.
    Sam said he would come through after work.
    The news we had been waiting for came through. I’m pregnant!
    I’m sorry, but I’m not going to be able to come through on those concert tickets.
    When you start to feel that anger coming through, close your eyes and take three deep breaths.

  • He always come through when I need him the most.
    Sam said he would come through after work.
    The news we had been waiting for came through. I’m pregnant!
    I’m sorry, but I’m not going to be able to come through on those concert tickets.
    When you start to feel that anger coming through, close your eyes and take three deep breaths.

  • LOIEnglish

    Joan,

    Be sure to use the third person ‘s’ He always COMES through

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