Idioms and Phrases
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Here is the list of idioms with the keyword Come.
In the following sentences the idioms are colored blue and their meanings are given in the bracket.
• How did these things come about? (Happen)
• How did you come by his purse? (Get)
• When does the Convocation come off? (Take place)
• At last the truth has come out. (Transpired)
• The taxes come to a large sum. (Amount to)
• The question came up before the Board. (Was raised for discussion)
• I expect he will come round. (Recover)
• I hope he will come round to our views. (Agree)
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