come to pass
phrasal happen

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • come to pass — {v. phr.}, {literary} To happen; occur. * /Strange things come to pass in troubled times./ * /It came to pass that the jailer visited him by night./ * /His hopes of success did not come to pass./ Compare: BRING TO PASS, COME ABOUT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come to pass — {v. phr.}, {literary} To happen; occur. * /Strange things come to pass in troubled times./ * /It came to pass that the jailer visited him by night./ * /His hopes of success did not come to pass./ Compare: BRING TO PASS, COME ABOUT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come to pass — ► come to pass chiefly literary happen. Main Entry: ↑come …   English terms dictionary

  • come to pass — index arise (occur), occur (happen), supervene Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • come to pass — (poetic/literary) HAPPEN, come about, occur, transpire, arise; poetic/literary befall. → pass * * * phrasal : happen used impersonally with it * * * come to pass (esp Bible) To happen • • • …   Useful english dictionary

  • come\ to\ pass — v. phr. literary To happen; occur. Strange things come to pass in troubled times. It came to pass that the jailer visited him by night. His hopes of success did not come to pass. Compare: bring to pass, come about …   Словарь американских идиом

  • come to pass — to happen, occur It came to pass that the company was never able to recover from their financial problems …   Idioms and examples

  • come to pass — literary it came to pass that Dorothy left Roberto Syn: happen, come about, occur, transpire, arise; literary befall …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • come to pass — verb To happen; to occur. And Cain talked with Abel his brother: and it came to pass, when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother, and slew him …   Wiktionary

  • come to pass — Synonyms and related words: attain fulfillment, be found, be met with, be realized, befall, betide, come, come about, come down, come off, come true, eventuate, fall, go off, hap, happen, occur, pass, pass off, take place, transpire, turn out …   Moby Thesaurus

  • come to pass — literary happen. → come …   English new terms dictionary

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