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  1. 1
    to finally reach a state in which something happens or you do something

    She had come to regard him as one of her few real friends.

    the man who had come to symbolize the Franco-American alliance

  2. 2
    to do something by chance

    I’m just explaining to them how we come to be in Liverpool.

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