Definition of 'come across'
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Rarely did we come across other groups.Times, Sunday Times (2009) The Sun (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2009) The Sun (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2009)
He wanders from the group and comes across a distressed young bull elephant with one leg in the air.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
How would one feel if one was to go walking in nature and suddenly came across a group of naked people?Times, Sunday Times (2009)
He came across it by chance.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Up the road, he came across a car accident.STUART: A Life Backwards (2005) The Sun (2014) The Sun (2010)
This apparently makes Germans come across as more human.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
C. Talk to the first person you come across?The Sun (2010)
It's a bit like coming across an accident.The Sun (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2008) The Sun (2015)
Where it becomes trickier is when we come across behaviour we find morally offensive, but over which we have no jurisdiction.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The problem is that all kind of good musical and lyrical themes come across as thrown together, rather than making coherent sense.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Sometimes I come across truly great finds which are of museum quality or have special historic significance.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Of course I've come across couples still together where one or other partner has not been entirely monogamous.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
When you see an athlete perform, you have a pretty fair idea what sort of person you're going to come across when you meet up.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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