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English definition of “come to sth”

come to sth

(REACH) phrasal verb with come     /kʌm/ verb (came, come)
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.Arriving, entering and invadingComing to an endCausing something to end come to nothing If plans come to nothing, they fail : So much effort and planning and it's all come to nothing.Failing and doing badly
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