This came as a surprise to my wife, who was born in Somalia.
I went to the restroom, and when I came back, she had his cellphone and was standing up at the table.
His book, Danger's Hour, a historical look at kamikaze fighters during World War II, came out last fall.
In 2011, they came within inches of forcing an entirely unnecessary government default.
It was then that some of the secrets of 9/11 came pouring out.
It came from the furnace of the Revolution, tempered to the necessities of the times.
From the first day I came upon you in the old library, we belonged to each other.
Mr. Vaughan,' cried Cecilia Ossulton; 'you know it came from your heart.'
When she came in, Jim was sitting erect and stern-faced, sorting papers.
Then, in answer to the lightkeeper's questions, came the disclosure of the truth.
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.