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come across

phrasal verb with come us   /kʌm/ verb past tense came /keɪm/ , past participle come
  • (SEEM)

to give other people a certain feeling or opinion: He comes across as a bit of a bore. We don't mean to be vague, but I know that's how it comes across.
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