Check out the exercises below using "come from".
For more about "come from", read the previous blog post, Phrasal Verb of the Week 2 - Come from
Fill in the blanks in the following conversations with the correct form of “come from”:
A: Does John ______ a wealthy family?
B: Why do you ask?
A: I’ve seen him driving a very expensive car.
B: No. I don’t think so. Maybe he was just renting it.
A: I don’t think many kids from poor neighborhoods do well at school.
B: Really? I ______ a poor neighborhood and quite a lot of kids in my class ended up going to college. I went to Harvard.
A: My grandfather ______ quite a religious family. He was quite shocked when I started living with my girlfriend.
A: Because we weren’t married first.
B: Oh, I see. “Living in sin” as they say!
A: This is a great youth club. How many kids come here every week?
B: Oh. Just over a hundred, I think. Most of them ______ families where the parents have alcohol or drug problems. This place is somewhere they can come to experience some normality.
A: Who is going to marry Prince Harry?
B: I'm not sure. I don't think he's going to marry his current girlfriend.
A: Why not?
B: She doesn't ______ money.
A: She looks pretty wealthy.
B: I think it's just good makeup and fashion sense.
A: Ha ha. Hilarious.
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