Menggunakan "Come"

Come + gerund mirip seperti kata kerja yang berkaitan dengan pergerakan diikuti oleh gerund. Artinya, subjek sedang melakukan sesuatu saat bergerak.

Contoh
  • She came running across the field.
  • The horse came racing around the corner.
  • My dog always comes bounding out of the car.
  • When I call you, please come running.

Come + infinitive dapat menunjukkan bahwa sesuatu terjadi atau mengalami perkembangan, mungkin di luar kendali subjek.

Contoh
  • At first I thought he was crazy, but I've come to appreciate his sense of humour.
  • How did you come to be outside the wrong house?
  • The book has come to mean something quite different for me.
  • I have come to see that you were right all along.

Come + infinitive juga dapat berarti bahwa kata kerja infinitive menyatakan kedatangan. Penggunaan ini hampir sama dengan kata kerja lain yang berkaitan dengan pergerakan diikuti oleh infinitive.

Contoh
  • I came to see the new exhibition.
  • We came to watch a movie.
  • Will you come to eat dinner?