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come about

phrasal verb with come uk   us   /kʌm/ verb (came, come)
C2 to happen, or start to happen: How did the problem come about in the first place?
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in Korean 발생하다…
in Arabic يَحدُث…
in Portuguese suceder, ocorrer…
in Catalan passar, ocórrer…
in Japanese ~が生じる, ~が始まる…
in Italian accadere, avvenire…
in Chinese (Traditional) 發生, 產生, 出現…
in Russian возникать…
in Turkish olmak, meydana gelmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 发生, 产生, 出现…
in Polish powstawać…
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