Quick Answer: Why Come Or How Come?

What does when possible mean?

: whenever there is an opportunity I like to go swimming whenever possible..

Could it be possible meaning?

used for asking politely if you can do something or have something.

Could Say meaning?

you could say vs you would say [duplicate] I’m not sure but I think “you would say” is used to speculate, imagin something or instead of may/might and “you could say” is used to refer the possibility of happening something or to give suggestion.

How come vs How comes?

Bernhard Sulzer: how come is a standard phrase but it is not necessarily always acceptable English (more a colloquialism); how comes – if it’s not short for how comes it – is definitely slang and grammatically wrong. / Thanks! 😉

How it could be meaning?

1 —used to show that one thinks that someone has done or said something shocking or wrong”We don’t need his help anyway.” “How can you say that?!”How could she just walk away from her children like that?

Where do you come from meaning?

The phrase indicates that one understands the circumstances that led one to an action or opinion. Look, I understand where you’re coming from—and I kind of agree with you—but rules are rules, and I can’t let you do that. If Gina would explain her situation a little better, I think they’d see where she’s coming from.

Why do we say how come?

Americans started using the phrase “how come” in the mid-1800s. It comes from older phrases such as “how comes it that…?” Although the word “how” has had a sense of “why” in its meaning for hundreds of years, “how come” is still considered to be more informal than “why.”

How come you are here meaning?

used to ask someone why or how something happened How come you’ve ended up here?

Who come or who comes?

When the noun is singular, we conjugate with comes; when the noun is plural, we conjugate with come. Every Wednesday, five of my friends come over – Jane comes with Harry, but David and Betsy come with Linda.

Why is it so meaning?

The original expression in English is: “How so”. The meaning of the phrase is: how is this true or how is it that you see it this way. Why so is Internet slang and, as slang, not formally correct English but, accepted in informal or internet communications.

What is the meaning of impossible?

adjective. not possible; unable to be, exist, happen, etc. unable to be done, performed, effected, etc.: an impossible assignment. incapable of being true, as a rumor.

How come it possible meaning?

How come that is possible? How come? is an idiom, which is used to ask as to how or why something has happened. The first sentence is not idiomatic, whereas the second one is correct. It’s believed that “how come” is short for “how did it come about that” or “how is that”.

What does possibly mean?

1 : in a possible manner : by any possibility that’s all she could possibly do. 2 : by merest chance : perhaps possibly he will recover. 3 : it is possible or imaginable : conceivably a political libel which may possibly damage me— G. B. Shaw.

Where is could used?

Could: “Could” is used to express possibility. Something that could happen is not necessarily something that must happen. Could does not express desire or opinion. It is simply used to state one or more things that are possible (even if they are unlikely) or were possible in the past (even if they didn’t happen).