Wednesday, 28 September 2011

The Phrasal Verb of the Day

come into

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Meaning: to be given something after its owner dies

For example:
  • come into sth She’s very rich, so her children expect to come into a lot of money when she dies.
  • come into sth Do you think Samantha made all that money herself, or do you think she came into a fortune when a wealthy relative died?
Quick Quiz:
He came into a lot of money when
  1. he won the lottery
  2. his rich uncle died
  3. he sold his business

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