Although the question did not come around to Rick Santorum or Jon Huntsman, both candidates took jumped in to respond.
It took Helen 10 years “to come around” to Bechdel being gay.
Of course, Taco Bell has come around to breakfast in its own way, and on its own timetable.
As I wrote, it took a few weeks for Braxton to come around and realize I have no ego or aspirations to be “the star.”
And that could create upward pressure on some GOP legislators to come around eventually to supporting this position.
Now, it may be that the Slavin crowd have a picket out so as to watch the gym, and see if any of us come around.
If he come around where any of the men was, they split up and sidled away.
Shall I stay here and spoil your landscape or come around and shake hands?
They had come around the corner and saw, by the edge of the road, the wrecked wagon.
She was completely restored and delighted by his consideration, but she made him promise not to come around.
Old English cuman "come, approach, land; come to oneself, recover; arrive; assemble" (class IV strong verb; past tense cuom, com, past participle cumen), from Proto-Germanic *kwem- (cf. Old Saxon cuman, Old Frisian kuma, Middle Dutch comen, Dutch komen, Old High German queman, German kommen, Old Norse koma, Gothic qiman), from PIE root *gwa-, *gwem- "to go, come" (cf. Sanskrit gamati "he goes," Avestan jamaiti "goes," Tocharian kakmu "come," Lithuanian gemu "to be born," Greek bainein "to go, walk, step," Latin venire "to come").
The substitution of Middle English -o- for Old English -u- before -m-, -n-, or -r- was a scribal habit before minims to avoid misreading the letters in the old style handwriting, which jammed letters. The practice similarly transformed some, monk, tongue, worm. Modern past tense form came is Middle English, probably from Old Norse kvam, replacing Old English cuom.
Remarkably productive with prepositions (NTC's "Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs" lists 198 combinations); consider the varied senses in come to "regain consciousness," come over "possess" (as an emotion), come at "attack," come on (interj.) "be serious," and come off "occur." For sexual senses, see cum.