*come to*

come to

Definition: to recover consciousness, to ‘wake up’ after you have fainted or lost consciousness or been under anaesthetic for an operation

(This phrasal verb has more than one meaning)

E.g.1: When Rose came to in the lifeboat, she could not remember what had happened.
E.g.2: One minute, I was talking to the nurses and the next I was coming to, my foot hurt and my tongue felt like a wool carpet.

This phrasal verb cannot be separated.

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