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'
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The Sandinistas aren't apt to come by for a visit unannounced.BLACK EAGLES (1993)
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
Trends of 'come by'
In Common Usage. come by is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translation of come by from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary