Amanda & Daisy: A Friend in Need?
Episode 2: Amanda's Confession
Amanda: Well actually, something came up. I don't think I can make the party.
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Meaning: If something comes up, it means that something happens, occurs or appears. It is often something that has to be dealt with straight away.
Grammar: This phrasal verb does not usually have an object. You cannot separate the verb from its particle.
Some problems came up
Came some problems up
Example sentence: I was going to apply for the job in Paris, but a better opportunity came up in my own company.
Synonyms: arise, occur, happen, appear, take place, crop up, transpire (formal)________________________________________________________________