Idioms for come

Origin of come

before 900; Middle English comen, Old English cuman; cognate with Dutch komen, German kommen, Gothic qiman, Old Norse koma, Latin venīre (see avenue), Greek baínein (see basis), Sanskrit gácchati (he) goes
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British Dictionary definitions for come from (1 of 2)

come from

verb (intr, preposition)

to be or have been a resident or native (of)Ernst comes from Geneva
to originate from or derive fromchocolate comes from the cacao tree; the word filibuster comes from the Dutch word for pirate
where someone is coming from informal the reasons for someone's behaviour, opinions, or commentsI can understand where you're coming from

British Dictionary definitions for come from (2 of 2)

come
/ (kʌm) /

verb comes, coming, came or come (mainly intr)

interjection

an exclamation expressing annoyance, irritation, etccome now!; come come!

noun taboo, slang

semen

Word Origin for come

Old English cuman; related to Old Norse koma, Gothic qiman, Old High German queman to come, Sanskrit gámati he goes
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Idioms and Phrases with come from (1 of 2)

come from

1

See come out of.

2

Arrive from someone or somewhere, as in This package just came from Alice, or Where did these chairs come from? [c. 1300] Also see where one is coming from.

Idioms and Phrases with come from (2 of 2)

come

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