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come

In addition to the idioms beginning with come, also see bigger they come; cross a bridge when one comes to it; dream come true; easy come, easy go; first come, first served; full circle, come; get one's comeuppance; (come) to the point; how come; if the mountain won't come to Muhammad; if worst comes to worst; Johnny-come-lately; know enough to come in out of the rain; make a comeback; of age, come; on the scene, come; out of nowhere, come; push comes to shove; ship comes in, when one's; till the cows come home; what goes around comes around; when it comes down to. Also see under coming.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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