Justin replied by telegram, "Don't bother to come back, just send a check."
They told me not to come back until I had short hair like them.
Why did Abbas not come back immediately with a counter-proposal?
After two years, the organization asked me to come back to as a trainer.
But I come back time and again to any book by Joel Robuchon, who is one of my mentors.
Or come back to Europe, and take the astonishing case of Austria and Hungary.
Then for the summer we'll go to Newport, and when we come back from there we'll take a house.
My aunt is in a fine fright lest he should not come back in time.
Perhaps he will come back and tell his experience to his indifferent relatives.
You must remember, therefore, that Alice may go to the city and come back no better.
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.
To regain success, renown, health, etc; make a comeback: It's hard to come back after a fiasco like that (1910+)