Spanish translation of 'come by'
intransitive verb + preposition
- (= obtain)
⇒ how did she come by that name?
¿cómo adquirió ese nombre?
intransitive verb + adverb
- (= pass)
⇒ could I come by please?
- (= visit)
entrar a ver
⇒ next time you come by
la próxima vez que vengas por aquí
Example Sentences Including 'come by'
With his lack of imagination, reasons would be hard to come by.A Time of War
Accommodation for men without money is harder to come by in this great city of ours.The White Dove
Perhaps it would come by the time Max was out of hospital, by the time the house was packed up.Dreams of Innocence
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Translation of come by from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary