came about
happened
Example: The invention of antibiotics came about by accident.
Came is the past tense of the irregular verb come. Follow the link below to find out more and to listen to some examples.
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go up
suddenly catch fire
The shed is going up.
The shed is going up.
Example: The kitchen will go up if you leave the gas on.
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like you wouldn't believe
in a way that would surprise you
Example: He can run like you wouldn't believe.
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sent
Here send is the past tense of the irregular verb send. Follow the link below to find out more and to listen to some examples.
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written down
Something that is written down is written on a piece of paper with a pen or pencil.
Write down the number.
Write down the number.
Example: You should write down the flight number.
Written is the past participle of the irregular verb write. Follow the link below to find out more and to listen to some examples.
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read
Here read is the past participle of the irregular verb read. Follow the link below to find out more and to listen to some examples.
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went
Went is the past tense of the irregular verb go. Follow the link below to find out more and to listen to some examples.
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fallen
Fallen is the past participle of the irregular verb fall. Follow the link below to find out more and to listen to some examples.
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