If we succeed, we will become different people in the process.
But he delivered his remarks in the same low-affect, wobbly-voiced delivery to which Fed watchers have become accustomed.
And if you buy the right real estate, you can see China from your porch, so you can become an expert on foreign policy.
Sour grapes have led the once-visionary musician to become embittered.
Now Franken is poised to become that rare politician whose very existence is a wedge issue to be exploited.
He was behind me just now, as I entered, he said, and I cannot think what has become of him.
Through the teaching of Moses he was to become the sole Master of the Jewish race.
War itself had become a matter of arrangement, bargain, and diplomacy.
But you know the old man has become a miser, and makes money his idol.
When he gets as big as Universal Motors, he can become patriotic.
Old English becuman "happen, come about," also "meet with, arrive," from Proto-Germanic *bikweman "become" (cf. Dutch bekomen, Old High German biqueman "obtain," German bekommen, Gothic biquiman). A compound of be- and come; it drove out Old English weorðan. Meaning "to look well" is early 14c., from earlier sense of "to agree with, be fitting" (early 13c.).