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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theycome up with
he/she/itcomes up with
present participlecoming up with
past tensecame up with
past participlecome up with
  1. 1
    come up with something to think of something such as an idea or a plan
    Is that the best you can come up with?
  2. 2
    come up with something to produce or provide something that people want
    We’re in big trouble if we don’t come up with the money by 6 o’clock.
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