come by

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To obtain; to get, now especially by chance or involuntarily.
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A loyal friend is hard to come by.

Submitted on August 31, 2012

Additional definitions for 'come by':

come byTo come near to; to pass.
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venir par

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How to pronounce this phrase?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

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