Come upon suddenly

  • 1 come upon — verb 1. find unexpectedly (Freq. 10) the archeologists chanced upon an old tomb she struck a goldmine The hikers finally struck the main path to the lake • Syn: ↑fall upon, ↑strike, ↑light upon, ↑ …

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  • 2 come upon — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms come upon : present tense I/you/we/they come upon he/she/it comes upon present participle coming upon past tense came upon past participle come upon mainly literary 1) come upon someone/something to meet… …

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  • 3 To come upon — Come Come, v. i. [imp. {Came}; p. p. {Come}; p. pr & vb. n. {Coming}.] [OE. cumen, comen, AS. cuman; akin to OS.kuman, D. komen, OHG. queman, G. kommen, Icel. koma, Sw. komma, Dan. komme, Goth. giman, L. venire (gvenire), Gr. ? to go, Skr. gam.… …

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  • 4 Come — Come, v. i. [imp. {Came}; p. p. {Come}; p. pr & vb. n. {Coming}.] [OE. cumen, comen, AS. cuman; akin to OS.kuman, D. komen, OHG. queman, G. kommen, Icel. koma, Sw. komma, Dan. komme, Goth. giman, L. venire (gvenire), Gr. ? to go, Skr. gam.… …

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  • 6 come — come1 W1S1 [kʌm] v past tense came [keım] past participle come ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move towards somebody/something)¦ 2¦(go with somebody)¦ 3¦(travel to a place)¦ 4¦(post)¦ 5¦(happen)¦ 6¦(reach a level/place)¦ 7¦(be produce …

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  • 7 come — 1 /kVm/ verb past tense came past participle come MOVE 1 (I) a word meaning to move towards someone, or to visit or arrive at a place, used when the person speaking or the person listening is in that place: Come a little closer. | Sarah s coming… …

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  • 8 come — /kum/, v., came, come, coming, n. v.i. 1. to approach or move toward a particular person or place: Come here. Don t come any closer! 2. to arrive by movement or in the course of progress: The train from Boston is coming. 3. to approach or arrive… …

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  • 9 come — come1 [ kʌm ] (past tense came [ keım ] ; past participle come) verb *** ▸ 1 move/travel (to here) ▸ 2 reach particular state ▸ 3 start doing something ▸ 4 reach particular point ▸ 5 be received ▸ 6 happen ▸ 7 exist or be produced ▸ 8 be… …

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  • 10 come — [[t]kʌ̱m[/t]] ♦ comes, coming, came (The form come is used in the present tense and is the past participle.) 1) VERB When a person or thing comes to a particular place, especially to a place where you are, they move there. [V prep/adv] Two police …

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  • 11 come — verb (past came; past participle come) 1》 move or travel towards or into a place near or familiar to the speaker.     ↘arrive.     ↘join in a specified activity: do you want to come fishing? 2》 occur; happen. 3》 occupy or achieve a specified… …

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  • 12 come — v. & n. v.intr. (past came; past part. come) 1 move, be brought towards, or reach a place thought of as near or familiar to the speaker or hearer (come and see me; shall we come to your house?; the books have come). 2 reach or be brought to a… …

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  • 13 come — [c]/kʌm / (say kum) verb (came, come, coming) –verb (i) 1. to move towards the speaker or towards a particular place; approach. 2. to arrive by movement or in course of progress; approach or arrive in time, succession, etc. (sometimes in… …

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  • 14 Come and See — American film poster Directed by Elem Klimov Written by …

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  • 15 Upon the Dull Earth — is a science fiction short story by Philip K. Dick. First published in November 1954 in Beyond Fantasy Fiction.PlotBy offering up the blood of a lamb, Silvia, the protagonist of Upon the Dull Earth , is able to summon creatures she identifies as… …

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  • 16 Come Rack! Come Rope! —   Co …

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  • 17 Come On Over (Olivia Newton-John song) — Come On Over Single by Olivia Newton John from the album Come on Over Released 1976 Genre Country pop L …

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  • 18 Suddenly — Sudden Sud den, a. [OE. sodian, sodein, OF. sodain, sudain, F. soudain, L. subitaneus, fr. subitus sudden, that has come unexpectedly, p. p. of subire to come on, to steal upon; sub under, secretly + ire to go. See {Issue}, and cf.… …

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  • 19 To seize upon — Seize Seize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Seized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Seizing}.] [OE. seisen, saisen, OF. seisir, saisir, F. saisir, of Teutonic origin, and akin to E. set. The meaning is properly, to set, put, place, hence, to put in possession of. See… …

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  • 20 To come down upon — Come Come, v. i. [imp. {Came}; p. p. {Come}; p. pr & vb. n. {Coming}.] [OE. cumen, comen, AS. cuman; akin to OS.kuman, D. komen, OHG. queman, G. kommen, Icel. koma, Sw. komma, Dan. komme, Goth. giman, L. venire (gvenire), Gr. ? to go, Skr. gam.… …

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