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English definition of “come across”

come across

(BEHAVE) phrasal verb with come     /kʌm/ verb (came, come)
C1 to behave in a way that makes people believe that you have a particular characteristic : She comes across really well (= creates a positive image ) on television . He comes across as a bit of a bore in interview .Seeming and purporting to beFaking and pretending
(Definition of come across (BEHAVE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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