what will become of (someone or something)

what will become of (someone or something)

What will happen to (someone or something); what will the end result be for (someone or something). What will become of our troops when they return home from the war? Will they get the resources they need to readapt to civilian life? Scientists are still trying to determine what will become of the probe once it loses auxiliary power.
See also: become, of, what, will