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Translation of "come" - English-Spanish dictionary

come

verb /kam/ ( past tense came /keim/, past participle come)
to move etc towards the person speaking or writing, or towards the place being referred to by him venir Come here! Are you coming to the dance? John has come to see me Have any letters come for me? to become near or close to something in time or space llegar Christmas is coming soon. to happen or be situated venir The letter ’d’ comes between ’c’ and ’e’ in the alphabet. (often with to) to happen (by accident) suceder How did you come to break your leg? to arrive at (a certain state etc) llegar a What are things coming to? We have come to an agreement. (with to) (of numbers, prices etc) to amount (to) subir a, ser The total comes to 51. comer noun participante, asistente Late-comers will not be admitted We welcome all comers. coming noun ajetreo, vaivén the comings and goings of the people in the street. comeback noun a return (especially to show business) vuelta, retorno The actress made a comeback years after retiring. comedown noun a fall in dignity etc degradación, humillación The smaller car was a bit of a comedown after the Rolls Royce. come about phrasal verb to happen ocurrir, suceder How did that come about? come across phrasal verb to meet or find by chance encontrar, tropezarse con He came across some old friends. come along phrasal verb to come with or accompany the person speaking etc acompañar Come along with me! to progress ir, marchar How are things coming along? come by phrasal verb to get conseguir, obtener How did you come by that black eye? come down phrasal verb to decrease; to become less bajar Tea has come down in price. come into one’s own to have the opportunity of showing what one can do etc mostrar lo que uno vale He has at last come into his own as a solo artist. come off phrasal verb to fall off caerse, soltarse Her shoe came off. to turn out (well); to succeed tener lugar, suceder The gamble didn’t come off. come on phrasal verb to appear on stage or the screen entrar en escena They waited for the comedian to come on. hurry up! ¡date prisa!, ¡vamos!, ¡venga! Come on – we’ll be late for the party! don’t be ridiculous! ¡venga ya! Come on, you don’t really expect me to believe that! come out phrasal verb to become known revelarse, salir a la luz The truth finally came out. to be published salir This newspaper comes out once a week. to strike declararse en huelga The men have come out (on strike). (of a photograph) to be developed resultar, salir This photograph has come out very well. to be removed salir, quitarse This dirty mark won’t come out. come round phrasal verb (also come around) to visit hacer una visita Come round and see us soon. to regain consciousness volver en sí After receiving anesthesia, don’t expect to come round for at least twenty minutes. come to phrasal verb to regain consciousness volver en sí When will he come to after the operation? come to light to be discovered ser descubierto, salir a la luz The theft only came to light when the owners returned from holiday/vacation. come upon phrasal verb to meet, find or discover by chance encontrarse con She came upon a solution to the problem. come up with phrasal verb to think of; to produce ocurrirse He’s come up with a great idea. come what may whatever happens pase lo que pase I’ll give you my support, come what may! to come (in the) future venidero, en el futuro There were to many difficulties in the days to come.
(Definition of come from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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