come on

Idiom Definition 1

Idiom Definition - come on

"Come on or C'mon"

to encourage someone to do something


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Idiom Definition 2

Idiom Definition - come on

"come on"

to express disbelief;

to express disagreement;

to express anger or impatience


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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - come on

Two friends are watching a mutual friend run a marathon ...

Friend 1:  Hey, there's John. It looks like he's getting tired.

Friend 2:  Let's encourage him, then.

Friend 1Come on John!  You can do it!

Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - come on

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1:  Did you hear that Alice and Joe are getting divorced?

Friend 2Come on! That can't be true.

Friend 1:  It's true. I think it's all Joe's fault.

Friend 2C'mon. I disagree. There's always two sides to every story.

Friend 1:  Maybe but Joe is not a very nice person.

Friend 2:   Come on, be careful what you say. Joe is a good friend of mine.

come on - Usage:


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come on - Gerund Form:

There is no gerund form for this form of come on.

come on - Examples:

1)  Oh come on. The reasoning behind mandating auto insurance is all about LIABILITY.

2)  At least we are still in some sort of agreement. Come on guys, rally for Newt!

3)  Come on people... wake up. 

4)  Come on baby girl, let's go outside and read.

5)  Come on, heads up! This is not a drill.

6)  And we hardly know each other. Come on, show some hubris. Come on, impress me.

7)  Oh, come on, you could do better than that? 

8)  Everyone says it's different things, but come on people -- something is making this happen.

9)  Come on show me your prowess!

10)  Seriously? Come on. Let's make some sense here at least.

11)  C'mon. Let's go.

12)  C'mon we're human, we all make mistakes.

13)  Come on, she can't be 5' 5... this is ridiculous.

14)  Come, come on in.

15)  Come on JN, put in a little work.

16)  Well come on, think a minute.

17)  Come on people don't fall for his nonsense.

18)  Come on, you have got to do better than that for sure.

19)  That is the weakest argument you could use. Come on man, you can do better that that, I'm disappointed.

20)  I laughed at that paragraph when I read it, I mean come on who are you kidding?