#IOTW: Idioms with “come”

  1. Come a long way. Meaning: banyak mencapai kemajuan.
    • Example:
      • “The company has come a long way from scratch.” (Perusahaan telah banyak mencapai kemajuan.)
  2. Come alive. Meaning: tertarik perhatian(nya).
    • Example:
      • “Every time we talk about money, he comes alive.” (Tiap kita membicarakan uang, dia tertarik.)
  3. Come between. Meaning: memisahkan.
    • Example:
      • “Nothing will come between us.” (Tidak ada yang akan memisahkan kita.)
  4. Come down to earth. Meaning: bersikap realistis.
    • Example:
      • “I think you need to come down to earth.” (Menurutku kamu perlu bersikap realistis.)
  5. Come in handy. Meaning: berguna.
    • Example:
      • “Online dictionaries really come in handy these days.” (Akhir-akhir ini kamus online sangat berguna.)
  6. Come in view. Meaning: tampak/terlihat.
    • Example:
      • “Finally, the red moon has come in view!” (Akhirnya, bulan merahnya kelihatan!)
  7. Come off it. Meaning: jangan berkata yang bukan-bukan.
    • Example:
      • “Come off it! The story is not true.” (Jangan berkata yang bukan-bukan. Cerita itu bohong.)
  8. Come off one’s high horse. Meaning: mengalah.
    • Example:
      • Come off your high horse and give her a hug.” (Mengalah dan peluklah dia.)
  9. Come out. Meaning: tampil.
    • Example:
      • “The band will come out in the next performance.” (Band itu akan tampil di penampilan berikutnya.)
  10. Come out in the wash. Meaning: ketahuan.
    • Example:
      • “No worries, the truth about him will come out in the wash. (Jangan kuatir, kebenaran tentang dia akan ketahuan.)
  11. Come to. Meaning: bicara tentang.
    • Example:
      • “When it comes to football, he’s the best.” (Bicara soal sepak bola, dia yang terbaik.)
  12. Come to light. Meaning: baru diketahui.
    • Example:
      • “The problem has finally come to light.” (Akhirnya masalahnya diketahui.)
  13. Come to nothing. Meaning: berakhir dengan kegagalan/sia-sia.
    • Example:
      • “All my effort has come to nothing.” (Semua usahaku sia-sia.)
  14. Come to one’s senses. Meaning: sadar/berpikir secara rasional.
    • Example:
      • “When will you come to your senses?” (Kapan kamu akan sadar?)
  15. Come to terms. Meaning: mencapai kesepakatan.
    • Example:
      • “My boss and I have come to terms.” (Bosku dan aku telah mencapai kesepakatan.)
  16. Come to the point. Meaning: langsung pada persoalan.
    • Example:
      • Come to the point, please.” (Harap langsung pada pokok persoalan.)
  17. Come to think of it. Meaning: aku jadi teringat.
    • Example:
      • Come to think of it, I ate too much last night.” (Aku jadi teringat, aku makan terlalu banyak tadi malam.)
  18. Come true. Meaning: terwujud.
    • Example:
      • “I’m happy, my dreams are finally coming true.” (Aku bahagia, mimpi-mimpiku akhirnya akan jadi kenyataan.)
  19. Come what may. Meaning: apa pun yang terjadi.
    • Example:
      • Come what may, I’ll apply for that job.” (Apa pun yang terjadi, aku akan melamar pekerjaan itu.)
  20. “Come right. Meaning: berakhir dengan baik.
    1. Example: “Don’t worry—I’m sure it’ll come right.” – @malasyahbani

Compiled and written by @NenoNeno at @EnglishTips4U on Monday, July 9, 2012.


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