- to go to someone else’s house
- to visit somewhere for a short period
- to move closer to someone or something
- to affect someone
- to change your opinion on something
- to get somewhere by crossing something
- to appear to be a certain type of person
- June and her sister will come over for lunch on Sunday, we are having chicken pie.
- Come over here and look out of the window, you can see the beach.
- Come over and sit next to me, I want to hear how your day went.
- Come over to the pool, you are sitting all alone under that umbrella.
- I do not know what has come over her, she was very rude to him today.
- I had to go home from work today as a terrible bout of nausea came over me, I think that it must have been something that I ate.
- We must try to convince him to come over to our side of the argument, he will see that we are right.
- The people came over from Norway for the festival.
- She comes over as being very nervous.
The word “come” is from Germanic origin, meaning to arrive. It has been in use since before the 1800s.
- visit; stop by; call on; drop round; swing by; pop round
Idiom of the Day
Meaning: if you marry someone without knowing the person well, you will later regret your decision to marry
Example: Sally and Bob had hardly known each other for a few months before they decided to get married, and now they are having big problems. Marry in haste, repent at leisure! Read on