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Phrasal Verbs

come up (1)

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

Meaning: to walk up to someone or something

Synonym: approach

For example:

  • come up After the match, several people came up and asked Rafael for his autograph.

  • come up to sb/sth As we came up to the entrance, we could see some people waiting to get in.

Quick Quiz:

After his lecture, several members of the audience came up and

a. went straight home

b. stood there clapping

c. shook his hand

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