come over (2)

This page is about the phrasal verb come over (2).

Meaning: to seem to be a particular type of person

Synonym: come across, appear

For example:

  • come over How do you think you came over in the interview? Do you think they liked you?

  • come over I listened to her speech and to me she came over as a bit immature and self-centred.

Quick Quiz:

We'll give the job to whoever comes over as

a. the most capable

b. the least capable

c. the most incapable

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