Phrasal Verbs Beginning with C

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come out come_out
(intransitive) to become known, to come into public view, to debut

The news of the candidates past sexual misconduct came out just before the election.

come out come_out
(intransitive) to turn out, result

Everything came out fine in the end

come out come_out
(intransitive) to declare one?s position publicly

The senator came out against gay marriage.

come out come_out
(intransitive) to reveal that oneself as homosexual

After years of trying to act straight, Max finally came out.

come over come_over
(intransitive) to change sides

Mary has finally come over to our way of seeing things.

come over come_over
(intransitive) to visit casually

Max and Mary are coming over to watch football tonight.

come through come_through
(intransitive) to do what is expected or required

I really needed to get tickets to the show and Max, my buddy, came through for me and got me a pair.

come through come_through
(intransitive) to be communicated

Mary's displeasure with Max really came through when she hit him upside the head.

come up come_up
(intransitive) to be mentioned

In Max's conversation with Mary, the topic of their wedding never came up.

come up come_up
(intransitive) to approach, draw near

Mary came up and introduced herself.

come up with come_up_with
(inseparable) think of

Max came up with a brilliant idea.

come upon come_upon
(inseparable) to meet or discover by accident

Max came upon a twenty dollar bill while walking down the street.

copy down
(separable) to record in writing

Max told Mary about the idea. She copied it down and sold it to the highest bidder.

crank up
(separable) to increase the power or volume

Every time that song comes on the radio, I crank it up.

cross out cross_out
(separable) to draw a line through something

I didn?t have an eraser, so I had to cross out my mistakes instead.

cut down cut_down
(inseparable) to reduce

Max decided to cut down his alcohol consumption.



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