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  • Come From – Phrasal Verb of the Day

    Today’s phrasal verb is come from.

    Infinitive: Come From

    Present Tense: Come From/Comes From

    -ing Form: Coming From

    Past Tense: Came From

    Past Participle: Come From

    It is a non-separable phrasal verb that can be used in three ways.

    1. The place you come from is the place where you were born, or where you previously lived.

    Example: I come from the United States. She comes from New Zealand. My parents came from Germany.

    2. You can also come from different past life experiences or situations that explain things about you in the present.

    Example: He comes from a poor neighborhood. They come from a wealthy family.

    3. Where a thing or idea originated.

    Example: The word chipmunk comes from the Ojibwa language.

    1. Where does she _____ _____?
    2. This beautiful silk _____ _____ China.
    3. She has a lot of problems because she _____ ______ a really abusive past.
    4. I just _____ ____ the baseball game, and there were a lot of people there.
    5. He doesn’t _____ _____ money, but he acts as if he did.

    Rephrase the following sentences:
    1. He was born in Egypt.
    2. She was raised in a really poor family.
    3. The tea was grown and picked in Africa.