Asked why the government would bother covering up alien contact now, panelists struggled to come up with an answer.
It took the administration nearly three years to come up with a mortgage plan, announced this week, to help underwater homeowners.
He said, “Bill Clinton is in the building and wants to come up and watch Arkansas play for a while.”
Then in 2009, the Texas Freedom Network, a liberal nonprofit, funded a herculean effort to come up with some answers.
“I really felt that she really would like you to come up with your own answers,” she said.
While waiting for the wheat to come up no one was doing much of anything.
Meantime we must come up to the house with her and rest ourselves.
The sentry at the gate, who had now come up, looked after them with a laugh.
So far, though, everything I can come up with seems totally inadequate.
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.