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synonyms for comes about

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

It is most peculiar, and when he plays that way, the most bewitching little expression comes over his face.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Sometimes it comes in literal sobriety, sometimes in derisive travesti, sometimes in tragic aggravation.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
But it seems to me that with adolescence comes the right to knowledge and the right of judgment.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
It seems to be a true instinct which comes before education and makes education possible.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
I would not trust their removal to any other hand, and so, the panel comes out without a shake.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
In practice we find a good deal of technical study comes into the college stage.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
In connection with this comes the consideration of slides and the finer modulations of tone-color, movement, and cadence.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
Further enlightenment (as with men) comes through grace as soon as they become beati through turning to good.
THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME II OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
Is it true that whenever we are about to do an ill or unjust deed a shadow of the fruits it will bring comes over us as a warning?
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Death comes in, the bread at the feast turns black, the hound falls down—and so on.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
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