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|present participle||coming to|
|past tense||came to|
|past participle||come to|
I'll come on to some of the effects of this policy in a moment.
If it comes to war, NATO forces will be stronger in the air.
So, has our relationship come to this? Two people with nothing to say to each other.
You wonder what the world is coming to when young children are dying of hunger.
This is the American English definition of come to. View British English definition of come to.
old and in bad condition, or no longer effective
a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the timeadd a word
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