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come to sth

phrasal verb with come uk   /kʌm/ us   /kʌm/ verb came, come
  • (TOTAL)

B2 to be a particular total when numbers or amounts are added together: That comes to £25.

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  • (REACH)

B2 to reach a particular point or state: His hair comes right down to his shoulders. He's tiny, he doesn't even come up to my chest! And now I come to (= I will mention) my main point. The war had just come to an end (= ended). The car spun off the road, turned over twice and came to rest (= stopped moving) in a field. We may have to sell the house, but I hope it won't come to that.
come to nothing
If plans come to nothing, they fail: So much effort and planning, and it's all come to nothing.
(Definition of come to sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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come to sth

phrasal verb with come uk   /kʌm/ us   verb
to be a particular amount or number after a mathematical calculation: The total cost came to $20,000.
to reach a particular condition or stage: come to a halt/end In the past few months forward momentum has come to a halt.come to a decision/agreement/conclusion I am confident the two sides will come to agreement.
(Definition of come to sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“come to sth” in British English

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