字幕列表 影片播放 列印英文字幕 Hi this is Tutor Nick P and this is Verb Phrase 186. The verb phrase today is come across. Okay. We actually have six meanings and uses of come across today. And again just like usual, you may know one or two of these but you'll be surprised you probably don't know all six. So let's take a look at the note here. Here's the first one to find or see someone by chance. Right this one of the more common ones. You may know this one. But here's a couple of examples. I came across a good sale and I just had to buy it. So this ... it was unexpected. You weren't expecting to find this good sale and you found it by chance. Okay. Or the second one here. I hadn't seen Bill for two years and just by chance I came across him at the mall. So again, so in both cases you find ... you find someone or something by chance. Okay. Number two. To literally cross something. You know, like cross a bridge. Cross a road. All right. So this is a simple one. Come across the street and meet me in front of the bank. So maybe you're on the phone with somebody. Just telling them come across. You're giving them an order to come, to come towards you. Come across the street, Okay number three here. To meet ones demands or expectations. All right now. This one you may not know. Don't expect the government to compromise. They will never come across to their wishes or demands. You know, this might be two countries trying to work something out and you're talking about it. You don't think that they're going to work it out. You don't expect them to come across to meet somebody's demands or wishes. Okay. Number four here. To be viewed by other people in a particular way. Okay. I think he came across as angry. Yes. Sometimes she could tell about people's body language. Even though maybe his words were not completely angry, but he came across as being a little angry when he gave that speech. Okay. Then we have a second example here. You should try to come across as charming, if you want the voters to like you. So if you're a politician that's very important to try to come across as being charming. Being very likeable. All right number five here. To deliver as expected or do as promised. Don't expect him to come across with what he owes you. Because maybe borrowed money . So you, you expect him to repay it. He never repays anyone. So don't expect him to live up to his word or to his promise. Okay. And number six here. To be clear in one's message. In one's speaking. He is not a good speaker. He just wasn't able to come across well. Okay. Nobody understood what he was trying to say. So how you come across with this. How you express yourself. How you get your message out. Okay anyway I hope you got it. I hope it was clear. Thank you for your time. Bye-bye.