come to pass
come to pass
- to happen
- to take place
- to occur, come about, arise or transpire
- to realise or to understand
- The lady has come to pass that she will be in labour soon.
- It came to pass that the respect that I hold for my parents shall never decrease.
- I have come to pass that passing this exam now is going to be very difficult.
- This moment which has come to pass shall remain the most memorable for me in my life time.
- 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.
- The lawyer came to pass that the security guard had witnessed the whole incident and can become his most important resource in this case.
- They came to pass the most horrid experience at the restaurant yesterday.
- My mother came to pass that she had better moved from the city in order to see the entire family together again.
- It came to pass that the monarchy ended in this region very early on.
- 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.
The phrase could belong to the medieval American English but there is no noted evidence for the same.
Idiom of the Day
Meaning: if you marry someone without knowing the person well, you will later regret your decision to marry
Example: Sally and Bob had hardly known each other for a few months before they decided to get married, and now they are having big problems. Marry in haste, repent at leisure! Read on