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come upon sb/sth

formal
phrasal verb with come uk   us   /kʌm/ verb (came, come)
to find something or meet someone unexpectedly: I came upon this book in the attic - would you like it?
Translations of “come upon sb/sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 偶然發現, 碰上,邂逅…
in Chinese (Simplified) 偶然发现, 碰上,邂逅…
(Definition of come upon sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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