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  • Come Down To – Phrasal Verb of the Day

    Today’s phrasal verb of the day is: Come Down To

    Infinitive form: Come Down To

    Present Tense: Come Down To/ Comes Down To

    ing form: Coming Down To

    Past tense: Came Down To

    Past Participle: Came Down To

     

    Come Down To is an inseparable English phrasal verb. The term “Boils Down to” is synonymous to this phrase.  It can be used in the following  ways:

     

    When the situation or problem is influenced by someone or something

    1. We should stop involving people in our fight, because when in the end, we know this all comes down to me and you.

    2. Stop acting paranoid! We both know this all comes down to Troy getting to the police station on time.

     

    When a situation is reduced to something

    1. What this is all coming down to is your inability to think clearly.

    2. Alright, so you’re telling that this boils down to either staying here with this lunatic or to going out and feed myself to the zombies?!

     

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    Complete the sentences below with the correct form of Come Down To.

    1. Learning how to swim ___ ___ __ patience and perseverance. After all,nobody I know learn anything they do in one day.

    2. What our major concern _____ ___ __ is whether it will rain today or not.

    3.  In the end, it  _____ ____ __ how much you risked your life in trying to save her, huh?

    4. Sooner or later, this will all ____ ___ __ who wants to who the best student is.

    5. Can somebody please tell me how it all _____ ____ ___ this mess?

     

    Change the example sentences above to negative sentences (or positive, if the sentence is already negative). Then change them to questions.