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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theycome of
he/she/itcomes of
present participlecoming of
past tensecame of
past participlecome of
  1. come of something to be the result of something

    I wrote to over twenty companies asking for work, but nothing came of my efforts.

    that's what comes of (doing) something:

    Don't complain about being tired – that's what comes of watching TV until three in the morning.

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