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Phrasal Verbs

come on (2)

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If a light or a computer comes on, it starts working.


go on

For example

  • come on I was asleep in bed when, all of a sudden, the lights came on!

  • come on I've set the radio in my room to come on at 6.30, but if I'm not up by 7, could you bang on my door?

Quick Quiz

The water heater doesn't come on automatically. You have to

a. turn it on

b. turn it off

c. turn it down

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