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  • 1 come what may — Whatever happens • • • Main Entry: ↑come come what may Whatever transpires • • • Main Entry: ↑may * * * come what may formal phrase despite anything that may happen …

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  • 2 come what may — {adv. phr.} Even if troubles come; no matter what happens; in spite of opposition or mischance. * /Charles has decided to get a college education, come what may./ * /The editor says we will publish the school paper this week, come what may./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 3 come what may — {adv. phr.} Even if troubles come; no matter what happens; in spite of opposition or mischance. * /Charles has decided to get a college education, come what may./ * /The editor says we will publish the school paper this week, come what may./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 4 come what may — adverb In spite of anything that might happen; whatever may occur. If you vant a more polished sort o feller, vell and good, have him; but vages or no vages, notice or no notice, board or no board, lodgin or no lodgin, Sam Veller, as you took… …

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  • 5 come what may — Synonyms and related words: at all events, at all risks, at any cost, at any price, compulsorily, from necessity, live or die, necessarily, need, needfully, needs, nolens volens, of necessity, perforce, rain or shine, requisitely, ruat caelum,… …

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  • 6 come what may — formal despite anything that may happen …

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  • 7 May It Be — Single by Enya from the album The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Released …

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  • 8 may (very) well — may (very) well/easily/ phrase used for saying that something is fairly likely to be true or is fairly likely to happen What you say may very well be true. A small technical error may easily result in a serious accident. it may well be that: It… …

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  • 9 may (very) easily — may (very) well/easily/ phrase used for saying that something is fairly likely to be true or is fairly likely to happen What you say may very well be true. A small technical error may easily result in a serious accident. it may well be that: It… …

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  • 10 may — 1 modal verb negative short form mayn t old fashioned BrE 1 POSSIBILITY if something may happen or may be true, there is a possibility that it will happen or be true but this is not certain: I may be late so start without me. | Who knows what… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 may — I UK [meɪ] / US modal verb *** Summary: May is usually followed by an infinitive without to : It may rain. Sometimes may is used without a following infinitive: I d like to make one or two comments, if I may. May does not change its form, so the… …

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  • 12 may — may1 W1S1 [meı] modal v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(possibility)¦ 2¦(possible to do something)¦ 3¦(allowed)¦ 4¦(in polite expressions)¦ 5¦(although )¦ 6 may as well 7 may somebody/something do something 8¦(purpose)¦ 9 be that as it may …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 may — may1 [ mei ] modal verb *** May is usually followed by an infinitive without to : It may rain. Sometimes may is used without a following infinitive: I d like to make one or two comments, if I may. May does not change its form, so the third person …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 may — I. verbal auxiliary (past might; present singular & plural may) Etymology: Middle English (1st & 3d singular present indicative), from Old English mæg; akin to Old High German mag (1st & 3d singular present indicative) have power, am able… …

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  • 15 may*/*/*/ — [meɪ] modal verb summary: ■ May is usually followed by an infinitive without ‘to : It may rain. ■ Sometimes it is used without a following infinitive: I d like to make one or two comments, if I may. ■ May has no tenses, no participles, and no… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 16 happen — vb Happen, chance, occur, befall, betide, transpire are comparable when they mean to come to pass or to come about. Happen is the ordinary and general term and may imply either obvious causation or seeming accident, either design or an absence of …

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  • 17 happen — [hap′ən] vi. [ME happenen: see HAP1 & EN] 1. to take place; occur; befall 2. to be or occur by chance or without plan [it happened to rain] 3. to have the luck or occasion; chance [I happened to see it] …

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  • 18 happen — UK US /ˈhæpən/ verb [I] ► to exist or begin to exist because of an action, situation, or event: » The one course of events no one anticipated was the one that happened: a long period of stagnation that threatened the assumptions of the European… …

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  • 19 May 2010 attacks on Ahmadi mosques in Lahore — May 2010 Lahore attacks Location Lahore, Pakistan Date 28 May 2010 14:00 …

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  • 20 May Bukas Pa (1999 TV series) — May Bukas Pa May Bukas Pa Format Drama, Action, Romance Created by Viva Television Directed by Gil Tejada …

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