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synonyms for came about

  • arise
  • befall
  • come to pass
  • occur
  • result
  • take place
  • transpire
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How to use came about in a sentence

The case was an assault and battery that came off between two men named Brown and Henderson.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
He came to the top of the stairs with a lamp in his hand, and wanted to know what the rumpus was about.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
The president sat in a chair which came over with the pilgrims in their ship, the Mayflower.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
More soldiers crowded into the cave and Professor-Commander Krafft came in behind them.
SENSE OF OBLIGATIONHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY (AKA HARRY HARRISON)
Then one of the magter came in and Brion hesitated before shooting.
SENSE OF OBLIGATIONHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY (AKA HARRY HARRISON)
The tears came so fast to Mrs. Pontellier's eyes that the damp sleeve of her peignoir no longer served to dry them.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
But, when the car came thundering down, it was crammed to the step; with a melancholy gesture, the driver declined her signal.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
A fancy came into my head that I would entertain the king and queen with an English tune upon this instrument.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
When the women came, he was preparing to go to the west side for his daily visit with Mrs. Pruitt.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
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