come by sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “come by sth” in the English Dictionary

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come by sth

phrasal verb with come uk   us   /kʌm/ verb (came, come)
C2 to get something, using ​effort, by ​chance or in a way that has not been ​explained: Cheap ​organicfood is still ​difficult to come by. I'd like to ​know how she came by that ​blackeye.
(Definition of come by sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “come by sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 得到, 弄到, 获得…
in Turkish eline geçirmek, elde etmek, edinmek…
in Russian находить, доставать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 得到, 弄到, 獲得…
in Polish zdobyć coś, dostać coś…
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