"Peace will not come through statements and resolutions at the U.N.," Obama told the assembly.
During gallery hours, he is seated at a desk, ready to “appraise” works of art as they come through the door.
We had heard rumors that fierce Chechens might now come through the “humanitarian corridor.”
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The gift of candidates devoid of personality is that the character of the electorate has a chance to come through.
"But they must come through the cleft in the rock," Allerdyce said.
He had come through the window which the soldier had left unbarred.
Again we come through alternations of open, rolling, exquisitely pastoral country and lush forest.
"He who has come through that wall of flaring fire may claim me," Brynhild said.
Any letters for him must come through my hands; wherefore I can affirm with certainty that no such letter has been delivered here.
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.