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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theycome on
he/she/itcomes on
present participlecoming on
past tensecame on
past participlecome on
  1. come on someone/something to meet someone or find something by chance

    We came on an injured animal lying at the side of the road.

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