Here we will understand Vocabulary Development in Speaking and writing English.
(If you come across something or someone, you find them or meet them by chance)
I came across a group of children playing.
We like to identify and celebrate women’s success whenever we come across it.
On my way to school, I came across an old friend of mine.
We’ve just come across an old friend we haven’t seen for ages.
This is the worst place I’ve come across.
(If the cost, level, or amount of something comes down, it becomes less than it was before)
Interest rates should come down.
What goes up must come down.
Gold has come down recently.
I watched the climbers come down into the valley.
(To come by something means to obtain it or find it)
How did you come by that cheque?
How did you come by that scratch on your cheek?
(To find or obtain a thing, esp accidentally)
Do you ever come by any old books?
How did you come by these books?
The prize distribution comes off next week.
The bottom of my coat has come off.
It was a good try but it didn’t quite come off.
Some Democrats still have bitter memories of how, against all odds, they came off worst during the inquiry.
As far as pensions go, it’s still women who come off worst.
(You say ‘Come on’ to someone to encourage them to do something they do not much want to do)
Come on Pratik, let’s dance.
Come on, Junior, time for bed.