This is what’s coming up in English today

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Replace the word or words in bold with a phrasal verb containing “come”

  1. Julian was going to attend my wedding but he broke his leg.
  2. The desk was fine until I tried to repair the drawer, and then it disintegrated completely.
  3. On Sunday morning after a heavy night at the festival I woke up in a stranger’s tent.
  4. We were drinking a bottle of wine in bed and it spilled on the duvet, the stain will never disappear.
  5. Once it was public knowledge that the mayor had taken a bribe, he had to resign.
  6. I don’t think the race results have been published yet, they are still being processed.
  7. He was due to be released from prison at the end of January, two years early, as he had been well behaved during his sentence.
  8. Don’t mention Dave. Whenever his name is mentioned Juliette starts getting upset.
  9. If the plan works then we should be in Australia this time next month.
  10. I am not sure how your promotion happened, you are a terrible employee.
  11. William encountered difficult bosses who didn’t appreciate his commitment.
  12. He appeared to be a committed employee but often slept in the meeting room when no one was looking.
  13. Success is a result of a mixture of hard work and luck.
  14. We will be getting married next year, we have finally reached our decision.

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  1. Julian was going to come along to my wedding but he broke his leg.
  2. The desk was fine until I tried to repair the drawer, and then it came apart completely.
  3. On Sunday morning after a heavy night at the festival I came around in a stranger’s tent.
  4. We were drinking a bottle of wine in bed and it spilled on the duvet, the stain will never come out.
  5. Once it came out that the mayor had taken a bribe, he had to resign.
  6. I don’t think the race results have come out yet, they are still being processed.
  7. He was due to come out of prison at the end of January, two years early, as he had been well behaved during his sentence.
  8. Don’t mention Dave. Whenever his name comes up Juliette starts getting upset.
  9. If the plan comes off then we should be in Australia this time next month.
  10. I am not sure how your promotion came about, you are a terrible employee.
  11. William came up against difficult bosses who didn’t appreciate his commitment.
  12. He came across as a committed employee but often slept in the meeting room when no one was looking.
  13. Success comes down to a mixture of hard work and luck.
  14. We will be getting married next year, we have finally come to our decision.