Grammar Patterns

The 'become' group

The 'become' group

These verbs indicate that a person or thing becomes something, or comes to have a particular quality.
  • become
  • come
  • fall
  • form
  • be formed by
  • get
  • go
  • grow
  • make
  • turn
  • come out
  • come over
  • end up
  • finish up
  • turn out
  • wind up
  • A few verbs are used with the general meaning 'become' only when talking about the level of share prices, currencies, or other amounts:
  • creep
  • drift
  • edge
  • inch
  • move
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