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  • verbacquire
  • verbvisit someone

synonyms for comes by

  • take possession of
  • get
  • lay hold of
  • obtain
  • procure
  • secure
  • win
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  • give
  • lose
  • miss
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How to use comes by in a sentence

It is most peculiar, and when he plays that way, the most bewitching little expression comes over his face.
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Sometimes it comes in literal sobriety, sometimes in derisive travesti, sometimes in tragic aggravation.
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All along the highways and by-paths of our literature we encounter much that pertains to this "queen of plants."
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
But it seems to me that with adolescence comes the right to knowledge and the right of judgment.
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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
John was baptizing at a large pool called Ænon-by-Saleim,—probably allegorical, meaning “Fountain of Repose.”
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
In connection with this comes the consideration of slides and the finer modulations of tone-color, movement, and cadence.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
The sewing-machine made a resounding clatter in the room; it was of a ponderous, by-gone make.
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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