Come Up with

29 Oktober 2012 Tutorial Bahasa Inggris


Who first came up with the idea of sending text messages from mobile phones?

Economists haven't yet come up with a solution to the problem of unemployment.

I don't really want to go to Kevin's party, so I'll have to come up with an excuse.

We're still trying to come up with a name for our new band.

Can you guess the meaning of "come up with"? It means the same as "think of", "create" or "invent" an idea, solution, etc.

Your task this time is choose the best word from the following words: explanation title cure theory solution answer - to complete the five sentences .
There's one extra word that you don't need to use.

1. I've finally finished writing my novel. Now all I need to do is come up with a good __________!

2. In the early 1900s, Albert Einstein came up with the __________ of general relativity.

3. We've got history next lesson, and I'll need to come up with a good __________ of why I haven't done my homework!

4. If somebody comes up with an effective __________ for the flu, they will make a lot of money.

5. Anita turned and walked away before I could come up with a good __________ to her question.

Here are the answers:
1. title
2. theory
3. explanation
4. cure
5. answer