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Phrasal Verbs

become of

This page is about the phrasal verb become of

Meaning

If you ask what has become of someone you haven't seen or heard from for a long time, you want to know what's happened to them.

Synonym

happen to

For example

  • become of sb Does anyone know what became of Josh after he went to America? Has anyone heard anything about him?

  • become of sb What became of that singer in The Stooges called Iggy Pop? Is he still making music?

Quick Quiz

Do you know what became of that girl Jane who used to work here? I haven't heard anything about her

a. since yesterday

b. for ages

c. all day

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