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came across

verb as in encounter, find

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Example Sentences

His peers remember him as a bright man who spoke softly and occasionally came across as a bit shy.

A few weeks after returning from England, I was trolling the dairy section and came across the Cotswold Double Gloucester.

This came across in the Showtime Omit the Logic documentary—in which you were a commentator—and it comes across here.

Christian Marclay was on a plane and came across the story in Time magazine.

Similarly, we never failed to recognize our relatives or friends if we came across them in the mall or mosque.

He moved another step nearer the door, but Bruder Schliemann came across the room quickly and stood in front of him.

Then the Girl came across the fields looking for Leo, and found him singing in the cane.

Jess and Benny came across the lawn to select some white moonflowers for Violet's tray.

In the second village we came across one or two dogs that barked a few times, then disappeared in the distance.

But towards the end of September Celia came across the sample case again.


On this page you'll find 48 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to come across, such as: bump into, discover, notice, stumble upon, uncover, and unearth.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.