I was a couple of feet away when Newt Gingrich came over and the two men started backslapping and laughing their butts off.
He came over to where his son was sitting, he approached him, hugged him, whispered in his ear.
When they first came over, they were not able to answer a lot of questions about what procedures were in place.
“I remember one time when he came over for a meeting, he had a young woman with him,” Cook says.
Okay, she came over for Christmas, she brought sprinkle cookies.
A whimsical look, half smile, half frown, came over his face.
The next day Cap Smith came over and bid him to the fraternity.
Good Dr. Heberden came over several times to visit my wife, and see that all things went well.
He came over and shook her hand warmly, and this time no one laughed.
Lucy Calvert came over as often as she was able; but at length she was compelled to discontinue her visits to Thorne.
Old English cuman "come, approach, land; come to oneself, recover; arrive; assemble" (class IV strong verb; past tense cuom, com, past participle cumen), from Proto-Germanic *kwem- (cf. Old Saxon cuman, Old Frisian kuma, Middle Dutch comen, Dutch komen, Old High German queman, German kommen, Old Norse koma, Gothic qiman), from PIE root *gwa-, *gwem- "to go, come" (cf. Sanskrit gamati "he goes," Avestan jamaiti "goes," Tocharian kakmu "come," Lithuanian gemu "to be born," Greek bainein "to go, walk, step," Latin venire "to come").
The substitution of Middle English -o- for Old English -u- before -m-, -n-, or -r- was a scribal habit before minims to avoid misreading the letters in the old style handwriting, which jammed letters. The practice similarly transformed some, monk, tongue, worm. Modern past tense form came is Middle English, probably from Old Norse kvam, replacing Old English cuom.
Remarkably productive with prepositions (NTC's "Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs" lists 198 combinations); consider the varied senses in come to "regain consciousness," come over "possess" (as an emotion), come at "attack," come on (interj.) "be serious," and come off "occur." For sexual senses, see cum.