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  1. 1
    to meet someone, or to find something by chance

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  2. 2

    come across

    or

    come over

    or

    come off

    American
    if someone or something comes across in a particular way, you have a particular opinion of them when you meet them or see them

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  3. 3

    come across

    or

    come over

    if something such as a feeling or idea comes across when you speak, you make it very clear to people

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a small digital image … which is used in electronic communication to express emotion or other simple concepts

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major on (doing) sth

to have or do a lot of something; to focus on a particular thing

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