- For Teachers
Example: COME ON; don't give up now when you're so close to finishing.
Meaning: Start an illness
Example: I've got a bit of a headache. I hope it doesn't mean I've got flu COMING ON.
Meaning: Start functioning (machines, etc)
Example: The central heating COMES ON automatically an hour before I have to get up.
Other Phrasal Verbs
We have 37 phrasal verbs with 'COME'