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becoming on (someone)

Attractive on someone, as of clothing or other wearable items. That gown is so becoming on you, my dear. My daughter has hazel eyes, so olive green is very becoming on her.
See also: becoming, on

*becoming on someone

[of clothing] complimentary to someone; [of clothing] enhancing one's good looks. (*Typically: be ~; look ~.) The dress you wore last night is not becoming on you. That color is very becoming on you.
See also: becoming, on

disappointed at someone or something

 and disappointed in someone or something
becoming sad because of someone or something. I am really disappointed at what you did. I am very disappointed in you. That was a terrible thing to do. They were disappointed in the outcome.
See also: disappointed
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The second story of human origins appears in the next chapter of Genesis where a similar event is described as the two becoming "one flesh.
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The Rights will not be exercisable until 15 days after the public announcement that a person or group has become an "Acquiring Person" by obtaining beneficial ownership of 10% or more of our outstanding common stock, or, if earlier, 15 business days after a person or group begins a tender or exchange offer which, if completed, would result in that person or group becoming an Acquiring Person.
20] Becoming Jews with the Jews is seen by Barth as a prerequisite for the proper understanding of scripture and of Jesus Christ himself.
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Philosophy was well on its way to becoming academic philosophy.
And as fate would have it, this was all coinciding with professional football becoming the most popular sport in the country, all happening right there on television, in America's living rooms.
This merger transaction is part of HFG's corporate strategy to acquire companies in the value-added segment of the meat industry, as HFG will now begin the process of registering its shares with the SEC, which, upon becoming effective, will be distributed to UHCP's approximate 4,400 existing shareholders.
They also fear treatment could be limited only to patients with the best chances of becoming pregnant.
Prior to beach volleyball becoming an Olympic sport, no international beach officials were certified by the FIVB, the international governing body.