Mom was trying to talk her son into coming over, to her home in Burleson.
When the owner approached, I thought he was coming over to my table to kick me out.
I remember them coming over all adorable with mac and cheese, collard greens, fried chicken.
Spencer Pickard, too, joined the air marshals after 9/11, coming over from the Border Patrol.
As I was coming over, I saw the flames” Jimmy paused, “the flame was quick then it was smoke.
We saw where her horse had cast a shoe, coming over Juniper Ridge.
For that is the meaning and purpose of the change which is now coming over the world.
I was coming over last night, but I simply had to stay at home and study.
He rose, and coming over to his wife, playfully pinched her cheek.
Don't you remember Grandmother told us about the fishing village on Lake Erie when we were coming over on the trolley?
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.