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Spanish translation of “come”

come

verb /kam/ (past tense came /keim/, past participle come)
to move etc towards the person speaking or writing, or towards the place being referred to by him
venir
Come here! Are you coming to the dance? John has come to see me Have any letters come for me?
to become near or close to something in time or space
llegar
Christmas is coming soon.
to happen or be situated
venir
The letter ’d’ comes between ’c’ and ’e’ in the alphabet.
(often with to) to happen (by accident)
suceder
How did you come to break your leg?
to arrive at (a certain state etc)
llegar a
What are things coming to? We have come to an agreement.
(with to) (of numbers, prices etc) to amount (to)
subir a, ser
The total comes to 51.
comer noun
participante, asistente
Late-comers will not be admitted We welcome all comers.
coming noun
ajetreo, vaivén
the comings and goings of the people in the street.
comeback noun a return (especially to show business)
vuelta, retorno
The actress made a comeback years after retiring.
comedown noun a fall in dignity etc
degradación, humillación
The smaller car was a bit of a comedown after the Rolls Royce.
come about phrasal verb to happen
ocurrir, suceder
How did that come about?
come across phrasal verb to meet or find by chance
encontrar, tropezarse con
He came across some old friends.
come along phrasal verb to come with or accompany the person speaking etc
acompañar
Come along with me!
to progress
ir, marchar
How are things coming along?
come by phrasal verb to get
conseguir, obtener
How did you come by that black eye?
come down phrasal verb to decrease; to become less
bajar
Tea has come down in price.
come into one’s own to have the opportunity of showing what one can do etc
mostrar lo que uno vale
He has at last come into his own as a solo artist.
come off phrasal verb to fall off
caerse, soltarse
Her shoe came off.
to turn out (well); to succeed
tener lugar, suceder
The gamble didn’t come off.
come on phrasal verb to appear on stage or the screen
entrar en escena
They waited for the comedian to come on.
hurry up!
¡date prisa!, ¡vamos!, ¡venga!
Come on – we’ll be late for the party!
don’t be ridiculous!
¡venga ya!
Come on, you don’t really expect me to believe that!
come out phrasal verb to become known
revelarse, salir a la luz
The truth finally came out.
to be published
salir
This newspaper comes out once a week.
to strike
declararse en huelga
The men have come out (on strike).
(of a photograph) to be developed
resultar, salir
This photograph has come out very well.
to be removed
salir, quitarse
This dirty mark won’t come out.
come round phrasal verb (also come around) to visit
hacer una visita
Come round and see us soon.
to regain consciousness
volver en sí
After receiving anesthesia, don’t expect to come round for at least twenty minutes.
come to phrasal verb to regain consciousness
volver en sí
When will he come to after the operation?
come to light to be discovered
ser descubierto, salir a la luz
The theft only came to light when the owners returned from holiday/vacation.
come upon phrasal verb to meet, find or discover by chance
encontrarse con
She came upon a solution to the problem.
come up with phrasal verb to think of; to produce
ocurrirse
He’s come up with a great idea.
come what may whatever happens
pase lo que pase
I’ll give you my support, come what may!
to come (in the) future
venidero, en el futuro
There were to many difficulties in the days to come.
(Definition of come from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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