[Ads-l] "come" in time expressions

Arnold M. Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Mon Nov 25 20:58:22 UTC 2019

> On Nov 25, 2019, at 7:40 AM, Joan Hall <00000876364530cf-dmarc-request at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU> wrote:
> DARE has a related sense:
> 4 come + (a number of years): To approach, be close to. [exx. follow]

Interesting semantic specialization of the *verb* "come" with numerical age expressions, and morphosyntactically specialized as well (apparenty, only in in PSP form, indeed only in the progressive construction), but very much a verb.


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