What is coming up for Scott and Sarah Henrickson [Amanda Seyfried]?
coming up with cocktails to honor these new films can be a bit of a challenge as well.
I felt like a lot of this episode was about how the next generation is coming up, and we were the previous generation.
You have to give Senate Republicans some credit for coming up with this one, via Politico today.
Well yes, but innovation is also about coming up with innovative solutions to wicked problems at the tempo of life.
When Carrie waited at her own door on the third floor to see who it might be coming up to call on her, Mrs. Vance appeared.
Pen interrupted nervously: "A couple of men are coming up the trail."
"I bet I know the rest," exclaimed the "Kid," coming up in time to grasp the situation.
"Here you are," said Thomas, coming up with a heavy rucksack.
“That other sloop is coming up fast,” announced Bat Sedley, not a great while later.
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.