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come at sb

verb uk phrasal verb with come   /kʌm/ (came, come) us  
to move towards someone in order to attack them: He came at me with a knife.
Translations of “come at sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 向(某人)逼近, 撲向(某人)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 向(某人)逼近, 扑向(某人)…
(Definition of come at sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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