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Takuya
What's the difference between "be and "become"?
Feb 27, 2011 9:56 AM
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become = process from one state to another be = continuous state
February 27, 2011
The verb 'become' implies a transformation from one state to another, to come to be. Ex.: She became famous after she wrote a bestseller. (She wasn't famous before, but came to be famous later.) The verb 'be', as Eliot said, refers to a continuous state, without any change.
February 27, 2011
Takuya
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