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coming up

adjective as in ensuing

adverb as in next

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Example Sentences

It seems like you took a circuitous route, rather than coming up through some agency.

Further, the Defense Department should give companies “extra credit” for coming up with innovations, the industry official said.

Republicans blocked it, for the second time, from coming up to a vote earlier this month.

And then you also have Inherent Vice coming up, where you play a lawyer.

As Reagan injected the toxicity of racial division into the American body politic, Jackson spoke about “coming up together”.

But the Mexican caballeros had no notion of coming up to the scratch a third time.

The moon was coming up, and its mystic shimmer was casting a million lights across the distant, restless water.

Would it not be more advisable to write to the London house itself, and explain the object of his coming up?

Consequently, I haven't been very bright, though I am gradually coming up to the surface again, for I'm pretty hard to drown!

Voices were audible behind them, and Miss de Lorne was coming up the sandy drive with Mrs. Haughstone.


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to come up, such as: arise, crop up, occur, rise, turn up, and spring up.

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