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synonyms for coming across

  • bump into
  • discover
  • notice
  • stumble upon
  • uncover
  • unearth
  • chance upon
  • happen upon
  • hit upon
  • light upon
  • meet

antonyms for coming across

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  • miss
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How to use coming across in a sentence

Davy looked around and saw an old man coming toward them across the lawn.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
"There's just one thing I'd like to ask, if you don't mind," said Cynthia, coming suddenly out of a brown study.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
Babylas raised his pale face; he knew what was coming; it had come so many times before.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
"I don't know whether I am going to like this or not--this coming to live in town," thought the little pig.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
The Goliath wouldn't answer; the Dublin said the force was coming off, and we could not get into touch with the soldiers at all.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
The old man seemed to be greatly agitated, and hurriedly whispering, "We thought you were never coming, sir!"
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
But the Mexican caballeros had no notion of coming up to the scratch a third time.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Specimens were easily collected in a mist net placed across the opening.
SUMMER BIRDS FROM THE YUCATAN PENINSULAERWIN E. KLAAS
I could see only the stretch of green before me, and I felt as if I must walk on forever, without coming to the end of it.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
When I had finished, the other guests had all gone out, but daylight was coming in, and I began to feel more at home.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
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