German translation of 'come on'
- (= follow)
- = come along (sense 1)
⇒ come on!
- (= continue to advance)
zukommen (towards auf +acc)
- (British, = progress) = come along (sense 3)
- (= start)
⇒ I've a cold coming on
ich kriege eine Erkältung
ins Spiel kommen
intransitive verb= come upon
Example Sentences Including 'come on'
I'll say this for him: he doesn't come on like macho man where my work is concerned.KICK BACK (2002)
Touchstone was looking out at his capital as Sam came in, watching the lights come on.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
We have 1500 employees: oh come on , Cumber, I just need some figures.NOTHING TO WEAR AND NOWHERE TO HIDE: A Collection of Short Stories
Trends of 'come on'
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- (= hurry up, make an effort etc) (also come on)
- (= attend, accompany)
⇒ come along with me
kommen Sie mal (bitte) mit
- (= develop) (also come on)
⇒ to be coming along
⇒ how is your broken arm? -- it's coming along nicely
was macht dein gebrochener Arm? -- dem gehts ganz gut
- (= arrive, turn up)
- [chance etc]
- [chance etc]
Example Sentences Including 'come along'
I said yes, it was a good idea to have them come along.Murder in E Minor
The gardien let me in through a gate that could handle plenty of trouble should it come along.A DARKENING STAIN (2002)
I explained I'd heard about the project from the city council's voluntary services unit and had come along to offer my services.DEAD BEAT (2002)
or come on
hereinbrechen über +acc
- (= find)
stoßen auf +acc
Example Sentences Including 'come upon'
`God will come upon you in an almighty fire, to cleanse your impurities.THE RIVAL QUEENS: A Countess Ashby de la Zouche Mystery (2002)
`It was not a Balrog,' said Frodo, still shivering with the chill that had come upon him.THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
Nobody would ever come upon them kissing where anybody could see them.TREASON KEEP (2001)
Translation of come on from the Collins English to German Dictionary