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Phrasal Verbs

come on (1)

This page is about the phrasal verb come on (1)

Meaning: to make progress or to improve in some way

Synonym: progress, come along

For example:

  • come on How's your dancing coming on? Are you still taking lessons?

  • come on Josef's English is coming on nicely. Soon he'll be joining in simple conversations.

Quick Quiz:

My son's guitar playing is coming on because he

a. never practices

b. practices every day

c. decided to learn piano instead

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