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|present participle||coming to|
|past tense||came to|
|past participle||come to|
The idea came to me while we were on vacation.
Her name will come to me in a minute.
It came to her that it was foolish to expect him to help.
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.
His teachers all agreed that he wouldn’t come to anything much.
When it comes to vacations, I prefer the beach to the mountains.
When it comes to writing letters, she’s hopeless.
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