Il verbo irregolare Become vuol dire, nella maggior parte dei casi diventare… altri significati sono essere stare bene, addirsi, divenire, accadere…
Ecco come si declina il verbo Become:
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Ed ecco alcuni aforismi che ne illustrano l’uso:
A man who was completely innocent, offered himself as a sacrifice for the good of others, including his enemies, and became the ransom of the world. It was a perfect act.
If I became a philosopher, if I have so keenly sought this fame for which I’m still waiting, it’s all been to seduce women basically.
I became a lesbian because of women, because women are beautiful, strong, and compassionate.
Rita Mae Brown
I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.
Edgar Allan Poe
No man ever became wise by chance
A good martial artist does not become tense but ready. Not thinking yet not dreaming, ready for whatever may come. A martial artist has to take responsibility for himself and face the consequences of his own doing. To have no technique, there is no opponent, because the word ‘I’ does not exist. When the opponent expands I contract and when he contracts, I expand. And when there is an opportunity, ‘I’ do not hit, ‘It’ hits all by itself.
If you get a good wife you will become happy, and if you get a bad one you will become a philosopher.
Don’t ever become a pessimist, Ira; a pessimist is correct oftener than an optimist, but an optimist has more fun–and neither can stop the march of events.
Robert A. Heinlein
A celebrity is a person who works hard all his life to become well known, then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized.
A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow.
The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking…the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.