verb (used without object), be·came [bih-keym], /bɪˈkeɪm/, be·come, be·com·ing [bih-kuhm-ing]. /bɪˈkʌm ɪŋ/.
verb (used with object), be·came [bih-keym], /bɪˈkeɪm/, be·come, be·com·ing [bih-kuhm-ing]. /bɪˈkʌm ɪŋ/.
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Idioms for become
Example sentences from the Web for become
I think if you keep trying to do things the same way it becomes diminishing returns.
Selma becomes a biopic in which the hero shines while those who worked beside him are overlooked or relegated to the sidelines.Dr. King Goes to Hollywood: The Flawed History of ‘Selma’|Gary May|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
So working with the militants in order to deliver aid “becomes a requirement,” she said.
King Lear becomes Lear texting “okay who wants a kingdom,” to which Goneril replies “me me I do.”
In her struggle to find her daughter, Esther becomes one of the founders of the Mothers of Plaza de Mayo.
If it becomes too stiff add a few drops of water, and stir it again.The Century Cook Book|Mary Ronald
Let us get her up-stairs before she becomes conscious; it will be easier for her.Six Girls and the Tea Room|Marion Ames Taggart
Miss More has been always employed, since I first heard of her doings, as becomes a Christian.The Works of William Cowper|William Cowper
The fertilized egg, when laid, floats off and becomes attached to the shell of some oyster on a nearby rock.Self Knowledge and Guide to Sex Instruction|T. W. Shannon
I believe in saying out:—that the more one thinks about life the worse it becomes.The Return|Walter de la Mare
British Dictionary definitions for become
verb -comes, -coming, -came or -come (mainly intr)
Word Origin for become
Idioms and Phrases with become
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