She’ll Be Coming ‘Round the Mountain

by Dave

Problem(s)

Ice cream has become to be something more than just a dessert to me.

Solution(s)

Ice cream has come to be something more than just a dessert to me.

Ice cream has become something more than just a dessert to me.

Explanation

You only get one “be”, so use it wisely!

(Note that “become” and “come to be” are not always interchangeable. Consider: “He became a teacher” ≠ “He came to be a teacher.” Oh, and how about “You’re becoming a nuisance” vs. “You’re coming to be a nuisance”?)