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081. What becomes of…?

 

-> to happen to; be the fate of

I. EXAMPLES:

What became of the poor child?

What will become of my family if my father goes bankrupt?

What will become of my dog during my absence?

What will become of the water if we put it outside during the winter?

II. DIALOGUES:

A:  Remember that old man who used to beg for money on the street across from our house?

B: Yeah. Whatever became of him?

A: Well he got a job and now he owns a small ice cream shop in town.

B: That’s great. We should visit him some time.

A: Yeah, we should. Let’s go today and get some ice cream.

B: Then we can ask him how he’s been and how he started his business.