come to (3)

Meaning: If a thought or an idea comes to you, you remember it or you think of it

Synonym: occur to

For example:

  • come to sb I can't remember the name of the movie, but it'll come to me in a minute.

  • come to sb The idea for the game came to me when I was teaching phrasal verbs in class one day.

Quick Quiz:

I hope his name comes to me before I have to

a. watch his performance

b. introduce him

c. forget it

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Contributor: Matt Errey