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come up rosesTo enter into a condition or situation which is favorable; to develop in a pleasing or advantageous manner.Rate it:

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Come Up Smelling Like a RoseTo come out of any embarrassing situation in a careful manner, without hurting one’s pride, reputation and integrityRate it:

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come up toto approachRate it:

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come uponto discover or find, especially by chance or accident.Rate it:

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come upon the townBecome a prostitute; turn to prostitution.Rate it:

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come what mayIn spite of anything that might happen; whatever may occur.Rate it:

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come withUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see come,‎ with.Rate it:

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come withTo join and come along.Rate it:

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come with the territoryTo be a common, and often inconvenient, accompaniment of an occupation, situation, or occurrence.Rate it:

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come-to-JesusRelating to a Christian conversion, recommitment, or associated ritual, especially public confession.Rate it:

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come-to-JesusRelating to a similar secular ritual.Rate it:

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Cross that Bridge when You Come to ItDon’t worry about unnecessary things, don’t over-think a problem, deal with the difficulty when it arrives, don’t predict problems in your headRate it:

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Daniel come to judgementOne who wisely settles a difficult matter.Rate it:

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do you come here oftenA common phrase for initiating conversation with a stranger, especially one for seeking romantic involvement.Rate it:

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Easy Come, Easy GoAnything that comes very easily mostly goes or can be lost easily,Rate it:

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easy come, easy goEasily won and easily lost; usually said when resigned to a loss.Rate it:

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first come, first servedPeople will be dealt with in the order they arrive.Rate it:

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how comeWhy; why is it; for what reason or purpose?.Rate it:

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if the mountain won't come to muhammadif the mountain won't come to muhammadRate it:

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Johnny-come-latelyA newcomer; a novice; an upstart.Rate it:

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Johnny-Come-LatelySomeone who is amateur in any work, place or group, person who has no earlier experience of something Rate it:

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misfortunes never come singlybad things or situations always come in groups, they never come in a single way.Rate it:

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ni come, ni deja comerdog in the mangerRate it:

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parla come mangiUsed to invite someone who uses an excessively cultivated language to speak in a simpler and clearer way.Rate it:

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proverbs come in pairsAlternative form of proverbs run in pairs.1979, Irving Howe, John Hollander, David Bromwich, Literature as Experience: An Anthology, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ISBN 0155511130, page 325:Sometimes proverbs come in pairs, the first one providing the context, the second, the revision.Rate it:

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proverbs often come in pairsAlternative form of proverbs run in pairs.Rate it:

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se comethe hell?; the heck?; when it's at home?Rate it:

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se correr o bicho pega, se ficar o bicho comedamned if one does and damned if one doesn'tRate it:

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take things as they comeTo accept and deal with events as they occur, with a composed state of mind.Rate it:

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the chickens come home to roostA person's past wrongdoings will return to negatively affect them.Rate it:

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the handbags come outA row intensifies; a dispute becomes heated.Rate it:

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Till The Cows Come HomeFor a very long timeRate it:

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until the cows come homeFor a very long time.Rate it:

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a miss is as good as a mileA failure remains a failure, regardless of how close to success one has actually come.Rate it:

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all hands on deck!Nautical call for all ships crew to come topside and man their usual station. Work challenge or approaching gale threatens safety of crew and vessel.Rate it:

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damp squibAnything that doesn’t work properly, or fails to come up to expectations..Rate it:

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fall off a truckOf an item of merchandise, to come into a person's possession without having been paid for; to be acquired illegally.Rate it:

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mighty oaks from little acorns growSomething great can come from a modest beginning.Don't give up on the project - mighty oaks from little acorns grow!Rate it:

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fall throughTo be unsuccessful, abort, come to nothing/naught; to be cancelled; not to proceed.Rate it:

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run away withTo be misled by imagining that one's desires can come true.Rate it:

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safe and soundHaving come to no harm, especially after being exposed to danger.Rate it:

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break upTo break or separate into pieces; to disintegrate or come apart.Rate it:

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fall outTo come out of something by falling.Rate it:

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hail fromto be a native of, to come from, to originate from; to have as one's birth place or residenceRate it:

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blow offTo shoot something with a gun, causing it to come disconnected.Rate it:

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hammer outTo come to an agreement after much arguing.Rate it:

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school's outThe school year has come to an end.Rate it:

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wie bittesorry?, pardon?, come again?, excuse me?, I beg your pardon?Rate it:

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figure outTo come to understand; to discover or find a solution; to deduce.Rate it:

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a lie has no legsYou can't get away with a lie, the truth will always come out.Rate it:

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