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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 very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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