請解釋come在這裡的用法吧!

我今天在讀wsj的時候讀到以下這句:

The teen retailer that built a lucrative business selling A&F emblazoned T-shirts and hoodies at premium prices is going to be logo-free in North America come spring.

請聰明的大大解釋一下come在這裡的詞類,用法,也艮幾個例子吧!

謝謝!

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  • Louis
    Lv 7
    6 years ago
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    這裡的come是當介系詞用。

    請參見牛津網路字典的說明及例句如下:

    http://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/definiti...

    2014-09-03 10:33:25 補充:

    I don't think that they'll be far away from honors come the new season.

    這種當介系詞的用法屬於informal用法:come = when a specified time is reached or event happens

    p.345 New Oxford American Dictionary, third edition

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  • 呆子
    Lv 7
    6 years ago

    是否為here comes spring簡化,將here 省略come用原形,更生動些

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  • 6 years ago

    Mr. Cookie is tough and sweet today. And when it talks, everyone needs to listen up and take notes.

    So, is this "come" question another "無頭公案", just like the "see" in "long time no see"?

    2014-09-04 20:06:42 補充:

    語意上 與 文法上 都應該不是here comes spring簡化

    她應該是時間副詞(片語或子句)用來形容is going to

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  • 6 years ago

    Could it also mean "come each spring"? As in

    Wilder beasts trek south for the water come spring.

    2014-09-03 11:08:32 補充:

    If come remains a verb, why doesn't it come with an s? like

    comes spring...

    why is it in the root form?

    2014-09-03 11:10:44 補充:

    I would side with Master Louis on this one. "come" should be a preposition here.

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  • 6 years ago

    I believe the "come" here remains a verb. It is common in subjunctive use referring to some time in the future.

    Come Spring = when the spring comes

    Come what may = whatever happens

    2014-09-03 11:04:06 補充:

    http://www.thefreedictionary.com/Come

    19. (subjunctive use) when (a specified time or event has arrived or begun): she'll be sixteen come Sunday; come the revolution, you'll be the first to go.

    2014-09-03 11:45:50 補充:

    It is common that a root form is used in subjunctive:

    I suggested that he be the one/you be the one/I be the one to close the door.

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  • Kookie
    Lv 5
    6 years ago

    https://tw.knowledge.yahoo.com/question/question?q...

    2014-09-03 22:47:52 補充:

    英語裡原就有許多"無頭公案"。我必須承認,將come spring 中的come 視為介系詞是最取巧但也最能圓文法規則的論述。但也不免心虛,因為這come 和動詞實在難以切割。任何

    come $TIME$ 都可改寫成 when $TIME$ comes

    2014-09-03 22:48:36 補充:

    但要用subjunctive 來解釋,又難以讓人信服。

    http://ell.stackexchange.com/questions/24834/is-co...

    http://forum.thefreedictionary.com/postsm503716_Co...

    問題的解答,也許不再答案本身。而在現行的文法架構有其不足之處,無法解釋語言的形成。

    2014-09-03 22:53:06 補充:

    值得注意的是,come spring 早已深獲認同。多數人的腦部語言中樞和思考程序都認為 come spring 是直接有效的表達方式。(參見google Ngram)

    (Ngram 的link實在太長了,請從上述論壇中自行點擊閱覽)

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  • 6 years ago

    I think this kind of sentence is better to be written as:

    The teen retailer that built a lucrative business selling A&F emblazoned T-shirts and hoodies at premium prices is going to be logo-free in North America - come (this) spring.

    or

    2014-09-03 10:13:32 補充:

    Come (this) spring, the teen retailer that built a lucrative business selling A&F emblazoned T-shirts and hoodies at premium prices is going to be logo-free in North America.

    2014-09-03 10:14:11 補充:

    Basically, it means, "come (this) spring", all the above or following will happen.

    2014-09-03 10:20:30 補充:

    I saw another news:

    Obviously the target market here is children, so the tablet, built by a company called Fuhu, probably won’t pack the latest and greatest specs on the market — though it will ship with a stylus — come this spring.

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  • Anonymous
    6 years ago

    這裡的意思是指"即將來臨的",當作形容詞。例句: Mothers day is coming.

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  • 6 years ago

    prisoner26535 ( 知識長)大大參考看看,敬請指教。

    小弟覺得應該是等同coming spring,即明年春天的意思。

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