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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theycome on to
he/she/itcomes on to
present participlecoming on to
past tensecame on to
past participlecome on to
  1. 1
    come on to someone informal to behave toward someone in a way that shows you would like to have a sexual relationship with them
  2. 2

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    come to

    come on to/to something to start to deal with a new subject in a discussion

    We’ll come on to the politics of the situation in a moment.

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a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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