translations: venir, rentrer (come in), allez! (come on!), me rendre visite (come over), survenir, advenir (come up), sortir, fuiter (come out), hériter (come into), etc.
- present: come, comes kʌm(z)
- past: came keɪm
prefixes: become (devenir), overcome (surpasser)
Can precede a bare infinitive in imperatives and in predicates preceded by a modal:
- Come (look / listen / see) for yourself.
- She can come (look / listen / see) for herself.
Is frequently used with the coordinating conjunction: come and look, come and get it, come and pick it up etc.
Can precede a present participle (like go, but the point of reference is different)
- I want to come bowling with you, but I can't, I have to feed my sick fish.
- We came fishing with you last weekend, this weekend you should come running with us!