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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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