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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theybecome of
he/she/itbecomes of
present participlebecoming of
past tensebecame of
past participlebecome of
  1. what has/will become of used for asking what has happened to someone or something, because you have not seen them for a long time, or what will happen to them, because you are worried about them

    If she is sent to prison, what will become of her children?

    Whatever became of the painting that used to be in the library?

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