What is the Meaning of COME IN?
arrive in this location (such as a city or town) by some form of public transportation (e.g., boat, train, plane)
My family comes in tonight. I can hardly wait!
“Come in, Cris. We were just getting the discussion started. There is coffee over there. You can sit at the end of the table.”
join or become involved in something such as an enterprise
- Josh will come in at the beginning of Phase 2.
- My dad agreed to come in on the project.
have a useful role or function
Our wedding money came in handy on our honeymoon.
finish a race in a specified position
He came in third. (See video on Ordinal Numbers.)
Note: Many phrasal verbs have more than one definition. Not all the definitions are shown here.
|present –||COME IN|
|present participle –||COMING IN|
|past –||CAME IN|
|past participle –||COME IN|