English version

come after somebody

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcome after somebody phrasal verbLOOK FORto look for someone in order to hurt them, punish them, or get something from them She was terrified that Trevor would come after her. come→ See Verb table
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come after The second half was again scrappy and Farncombe's winner came after a goalmouth scramble.It came after a review panel reported to the National Institutes of Health.The names came after a studio competition.The move came after a vote by regents indefinitely tabling a motion to rescind their July 20 vote revising admissions policies.He came after her, and instead of running into a store or bar, she turned and insulted him.The first one came after just 90 seconds.The government has already tried to come after me.When the captain started coming after noon, they were not unhappy.
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Verb table
come
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycome
he, she, itcomes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycame
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave come
he, she, ithas come
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad come
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill come
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have come
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam coming
he, she, itis coming
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you, we, theyare coming
Past
I, he, she, itwas coming
you, we, theywere coming
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been coming
he, she, ithas been coming
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been coming
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be coming
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been coming
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