Definition of 'come about'
Example sentences containing 'come about'
The Sun (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2014)
But it can come about in many forms.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The other changes have come about because of injury.Times, Sunday Times (2014) Emily Fox-Seton (1901)
Great changes came about in their lives and left him no one else to cling to.CHARMED LIFE (1977)
What you think about comes about.HABIT BUSTING: A 10-step plan that will change your life (2002) Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2015)
It came about because the last election produced a result that gave no party the arithmetic to form a viable government without the other.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The police came about ten minutes after the owner made the discovery and took the girl's body outside.The Sun (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The phrase came about after workers said they were suffering anger at frustration at work, similar to that felt by motorists.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The drugs came about a year before I went into rehab.Times, Sunday Times (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2006) Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Indeed, he doesn't say how it comes about at all.Christianity Today (2000) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
I can't think how that came about, can you?Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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