come to pass

come to pass

Meaning

  • to happen
  • to take place
  • to occur, come about, arise or transpire
  • to realise or to understand

Example Sentences

  1. The lady has come to pass that she will be in labour soon.
  2. It came to pass that the respect that I hold for my parents shall never decrease.
  3. I have come to pass that passing this exam now is going to be very difficult.
  4. This moment which has come to pass shall remain the most memorable for me in my life time.
  5. It has come to pass that the dividend this year is going to be far lesser than what has been given in the previous years.
  6. The lawyer came to pass that the security guard had witnessed the whole incident and can become his most important resource in this case.
  7. They came to pass the most horrid experience at the restaurant yesterday.
  8. My mother came to pass that she had better moved from the city in order to see the entire family together again.
  9. It came to pass that the monarchy ended in this region very early on.
  10. The people of that remote village have been demanding a wide two-way road for many years; I don’t think it will ever come to pass.

Origin

The phrase could belong to the medieval American English but there is no noted evidence for the same.

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