how to pronounce came


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came is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of came in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… and over time it came now we have a …”

meanings of came


  1. Past participle of come.
  2. Simple past tense of cum.
  3. Simple past tense of come.


  1. Used to indicate that the following event, period, or change in state occurred in the past, after a time of waiting, enduring, or anticipation.


  1. A grooved strip of lead used to hold panes of glass together.

came frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word came occurs in english on average 461.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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