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  • when a specified time is reached or event happens:I don’t think that they’ll be far away from honours come the new season

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  • semen ejaculated at an orgasm.


  • 1 [no object, usually with adverbial of direction] move or travel towards or into a place thought of as near or familiar to the speaker:Jess came into the kitchen they came here as immigrants he came rushing out
  • arrive at a specified place:we walked along till we came to a stream it was very late when she came back my trunk hasn’t come yet
  • (of a thing) reach or extend to a specified point:women in slim dresses that came all the way to their shoes the path comes straight down
  • (be coming) approach:someone was coming she heard the train coming
  • travel in order to be with a specified person, to do a specified thing, or to be present at an event:the police came come and live with me [with infinitive]:the electrician came to mend the cooker figurativewe have come a long way since Aristotle
  • [with present participle] join someone in participating in a specified activity or course of action:do you want to come fishing tomorrow?
  • (come along/on) make progress; develop:he’s coming along nicely she asked them how their garden was coming on
  • (in imperative also come, come!) said to someone when correcting or reassuring someone:Come, come, child, don’t thank me
  • 2 [no object] occur; happen; take place:twilight had not yet come his father waited for a phone call that never came a chance like this doesn’t come along every day
  • be heard, perceived, or experienced:a voice came from the kitchen it came as a great shock
  • [with adverbial] (of a quality) become apparent or noticeable through actions or performance:as an actor your style and personality must come through
  • (come across or British over or US off) (of a person) appear or sound in a specified way; give a specified impression:he’d always come across as a decent sort
  • (of a thought or memory) enter one’s mind:the basic idea came to me while reading an article a passage from a novel came back to Adam
  • 3 [no object, with complement] take or occupy a specified position in space, order, or priority:prisons come well down the list of priorities I make sure my kids come first
  • achieve a specified place in a race or contest:she came second among sixty contestants
  • 4 [no object, with complement] pass into a specified state, especially one of separation or disunion:his shirt had come undone
  • (come to/into) reach or be brought to a specified situation or result:you will come to no harm staff who come into contact with the public the vehicle came to rest against a traffic signal
  • [with infinitive] eventually reach a certain condition or state of mind:he had come to realize she was no puppet
  • 5 [no object, with adverbial] be sold, available, or found in a specified form:the cars come with a variety of extras the shirts come in three sizes
  • 6 [no object] informal have an orgasm.

as —— as they come

used to describe someone or something that is a supreme example of the quality specified:Smith is as tough as they come

come again?

informal used to ask someone to repeat or explain something they have said: ‘It’s a bit like Sherlock Holmes’s dog.’ ‘Come again?’ Madge looked blankly at her. ‘Come again?’

come and go

arrive and then depart again; move around freely: he continued to come and go as he pleased
exist or be present for a limited time; be transitory:kings and queens may come and go, but the Crown goes on forever

come from behind

win after lagging.

come off it

[in imperative] informal said when vigorously expressing disbelief: ‘Come off it, he’ll know that’s a lie.’

come right

informal have a good outcome; end well: don’t worry—I’m sure it’ll come right

come the ——

informal play the part of; behave like:don’t come the innocent with me

come to nothing

have no significant or successful result in the end: he is convinced talk of a leadership challenge will come to nothing

come to pass

chiefly literary happen; occur:it came to pass that she had two sons

come to that (or if it comes to that)

British informal in fact (said to introduce an additional point):there isn’t a clock on the mantelpiece—come to that, there isn’t a mantelpiece!

come to think of it

on reflection (said when an idea or point occurs to one while one is speaking): come to think of it, that was very daring of you

come what may

no matter what happens: a woman was supposed to stand by her man all the time, come what may

have it coming (to one)

informal be due for retribution on account of something bad that one has done:his uppity sister-in-law had it coming to her

how come?

informal said when asking how or why something happened or is the case:how come you never married, Jimmy?

to come

(following a noun) in the future:films that would inspire generations to come in years to come

where someone is coming from

informal someone’s meaning, motivation, or personality: George doesn’t know me, he doesn’t know where I’m coming from

come about

  • 1happen; take place:the relative speed with which emancipation came about
  • 2(of a ship) change direction.

come across

  • 1meet or find by chance:I came across these old photos recently
  • 2 informal hand over or provide what is wanted:she has come across with some details
  • (of a woman) agree to have sexual intercourse with a man.

come along

[in imperative] said when encouraging someone or telling them to hurry up: That’s our man, Watson! Come along!

come amid

(of an action or event) be accompanied by; happen at the same time as:the cuts come amid increasing competition in Hong Kong

come around

come at

launch oneself at (someone) to attack them: he shot an officer who came at him from behind

come away

be left with a specified feeling, impression, or result after doing something:she came away feeling upset

come back

  • 1(in sport) recover from a deficit:the Mets came back from a 3-0 deficit
  • 2reply or respond to someone, especially vigorously:he came back at Judy with a vengeance

come before

be dealt with by (a judge or court):it is the most controversial issue to come before the Supreme Court

come between

interfere with or disturb the relationship of (two people):I let my stupid pride come between us

come by

  • 1North American call casually and briefly as a visitor:his friends came by she came by the house
  • 2manage to acquire or obtain (something): the remoteness of the region makes accurate information hard to come by

come down

  • 1(of a building or other structure) collapse or be demolished: we were lucky the bridge didn’t come down the whole ceiling had to come down
  • (of an aircraft) crash or crash-land: the aircraft came down during an attempt to land in bad weather
  • 2be handed down by tradition or inheritance:the name has come down from the last century
  • 3reach a decision or recommendation in favour of one side or another:advisers and inspectors came down on our side
  • 4British leave a university, especially Oxford or Cambridge, after finishing one’s studies: Jarvis came down from Cambridge with a degree in engineering
  • 5 informal experience the lessening of an excited or euphoric feeling, especially one produced by a narcotic drug: I felt like a raver who has just come down from an ecstasy tablet

come down on

criticize or punish (someone) harshly:she came down on me like a ton of bricks

come down to

(of a situation or outcome) be dependent on (a specified factor):it came down to her word against Guy’s

come down with

begin to suffer from (a specified illness):I came down with influenza

come for

  • 1arrive to arrest or detain (someone): the cops came for her husband
  • 2launch oneself at (someone) to attack them:he came for me with his fists

come forward

volunteer oneself for a task or post or to give evidence about a crime: two witnesses have come forward with information no one would come forward to claim the body

come from

originate in; have as its source:the word caviar comes from Italian
be the result of:a dignity that comes from being in control
have as one’s place of birth or residence:I come from Sheffield
be descended from:she comes from a family of Muslim scholars

come in

  • 1join or become involved in an enterprise:that’s where Jack comes in I agreed to come in on the project
  • have a useful role or function:this is where grammar comes in
  • [with complement] prove to have a specified good quality:a car comes in handy for day trips from the city
  • 2 [with complement] finish a race in a specified position:the favourite came in first
  • 3(of money) be earned or received regularly: there’s me and Mum to keep, and no money coming in
  • 4 [in imperative] begin speaking or make contact, especially in radio communication:come in, London
  • 5(of a tide) rise; flow: the tide was coming in

come in for

receive or be the object of (a reaction), typically a negative one:he has come in for a lot of criticism

come into

suddenly receive (money or property), especially by inheriting it: he came into an inheritance

come of

result from:no good will come of it
be descended from:she came of Dorset stock

come off

  • 1(of an action) succeed; be accomplished: this was a bold experiment which did not come off
  • fare in a specified way in a contest:Geoffrey always came off worse in an argument
  • 2become detached or be detachable from something: a wheel came off the tractor
  • fall from a horse or cycle that one is riding: the horse reared up and Harriet came off
  • 3stop taking or being addicted to (a drug or form of medication): I think I’ll come off the pill she works with people coming off heroin
  • 4British informal have an orgasm.

come on

  • 1(of a state or condition) start to arrive or happen:she felt a mild case of the sniffles coming on [with infinitive]:it was coming on to rain
  • 2 (also come upon) meet or find by chance: I came on a station that was playing upbeat songs
  • 3 [in imperative] said when encouraging someone to do something or to hurry up or when one feels that someone is wrong or foolish:Come on! We must hurry!

come on to

informal make sexual advances towards: he was a flirt, he came on to everyone

come out

  • 1(of a fact) emerge; become known:it came out that the accused had illegally registered to vote
  • develop or happen as a result:something good can come out of something that went wrong
  • (of a photograph) be produced satisfactorily or in a specified way:I hope my photographs come out all right
  • (of the result of a calculation or measurement) emerge at a specified figure:rough cider usually comes out at about eight per cent alcohol
  • (of patience or a similar card game) be played to a finish with all cards dealt with.
  • 2(of a book or other work) appear; be released or published: lots of interesting books are coming out
  • 3declare oneself as being for or against something:residents have come out against the proposals
  • 4 [with complement] achieve a specified placing in an examination or contest:he deservedly came out the winner on points
  • acquit oneself in a specified way:surprisingly, it’s Penn who comes out best
  • 5(of a stain) be removed or able to be removed.
  • 6British go on strike.
  • 8British dated (of a young upper-class woman) make one’s debut in society.

come out in

British (of a person’s skin) break out in (spots or a similar condition): Jason came out in a hot flush

come out with

say (something) in a sudden, rude, or incautious way: a gentleman should not come out with those remarks

come over

  • 1(of a feeling or manner) begin to affect (someone):a great weariness came over me
  • [with complement] informal (of a person) suddenly start to feel a specified way:they come over all misty-eyed with nostalgia
  • 2change to another side or point of view: a former star pitcher for the Braves, he came over to the Yankees near the end of his career

come round

chiefly British (chiefly US also come around)
  • 1recover consciousness:I’d just come round from a drunken stupor
  • 2be converted to another person’s opinion:I came round to her point of view
  • 3(of a date or regular occurrence) recur; be imminent again:Friday had come round so quickly

come through

  • 1succeed in surviving or dealing with (an illness or ordeal):she’s come through the operation very well
  • 2(of a message) be sent and received: a telephone call came through from Number 10
  • (of an official decree) be processed and notified: his divorce came through

come to

  • 1 (also come to oneself) recover consciousness: I came to in a corner of the room he was struggling to come to himself
  • 2(of an expense) reach in total; amount to:the bill came to £20,000
  • 3(of a ship) come to a stop.

come under

  • 1be classified as or among:they all come under the general heading of opinion polls
  • 2be subject to (an influence or authority): for a time they came under the rule of the Venetian doges
  • be subjected to (pressure or aggression):his vehicle came under mortar fire

come up

  • 1(of an issue, situation, or problem) occur or present itself, especially unexpectedly: the subject has not yet come up something must have come up
  • (of a specified time or event) approach or draw near:she’s got exams coming up
  • (of a legal case) reach the time when it is scheduled to be dealt with.
  • 2become brighter in a specified way as a result of being polished or cleaned: I cleaned up the painting and it came up like new
  • 3British begin one’s studies at a university, especially Oxford or Cambridge.

come up against

be faced with or opposed by:I’d come up against this kind of problem before

come up with

produce (something), especially when pressured or challenged:he keeps coming up with all kinds of lame excuses

come upon

  • 1attack (someone or something) by surprise: they could come upon us without warning and wreak havoc