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come on! (2)

This page is about the conversational phrase come on! (2)

Meaning

You can say this to get someone to put more effort into something, or to start doing something that requires effort.

For example

  • "Come on! We can't let them beat us!"

  • "Come on, you guys! Time to get back to work."

Quick Quiz

The team's captain shouted "Come on!" because his players

a. were doing their best

b. weren't losing by enough

c. weren't trying hard enough

Contributor: Matt Errey