transcription, транскрипция: [ bɪkʌm ]
( becomes, becoming, became)
Frequency: The word is one of the 700 most common words in English.
Note: The form 'become' is used in the present tense and is the past participle.
If someone or something becomes a particular thing, they start to change and develop into that thing, or start to develop the characteristics mentioned.
I first became interested in Islam while I was doing my nursing training...
As she reached the age of thirty she became convinced she would remain single all her life...
After leaving school, he became a professional footballer...
V-LINK : V adj , V -ed , V n
If something becomes someone, it makes them look attractive or it seems right for them.
Don’t be crude tonight, Bernard, it doesn’t become you.
VERB : no passive , no cont , V n
If you wonder what has become of someone or something, you wonder where they are and what has happened to them.
She thought constantly about her family; she might never know what had become of them...
PHRASE : V inflects