Demanding that Johnson come up with a strategy to repeal Obamacare or else destroy the economy and the country is absurd.
A team of researchers has come up with a list of two dozen “ultraconserved words” that have survived 150 centuries.
Three names that come up repeatedly are New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, and Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan.
Wilkinson: There was a particular moment when a new scene was invented and we had to come up with a new costume for Amy.
It took the administration nearly three years to come up with a mortgage plan, announced this week, to help underwater homeowners.
While waiting for the wheat to come up no one was doing much of anything.
Then go down and leave it where you found it, and I will let you come up.
The sentry at the gate, who had now come up, looked after them with a laugh.
He expected to come up with the volunteers on the road, but was not successful.
The ice is half an inch thick when you come up, and seals the hole completely, save immediately about the bodies of the birds.
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.