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BEHIND THE PHRASE
What does come to pass mean?
Come to pass means to happen or to occur, as in We need to build a shelter in case a tornado comes to pass.
Come to pass can be used in present, past, or future tense, which is reflected in come, as in She interviewed the employees to figure out how the jewelry heist came to pass.
Example: Scrooge asked the ghost if the visions he had seen were of future events that will come to pass.
Where does come to pass come from?
Although come to pass is a relatively well-known phrase, it is used much less often than to happen or to occur, which mean the same thing. Come to pass is often used when someone is trying to sound grandiose or make an event sound important.
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How is come to pass used in real life?
Come to pass means to happen. It is often used when someone is trying to sound wise, spiritual, or authoritative.
In this same Nigeria, there shall come a Day when Citizens’ Collective Demand for Good Governance will be a rallying cry to lift our Poor from the bottom of the pyramid in record speed.
It shall surely come to pass. ✍🏾
— Oby Ezekwesili (@obyezeks) January 28, 2021
Just as prophecy foretold, it has come to pass: The Tigers have finally beaten the Indians. The Indians' streak of 20 consecutive wins over Detroit has been snapped.
— Ryan Lewis (@ByRyanLewis) August 22, 2020
It took over 40 years, but the cheese grater/grated knuckle situation I've lived in fear of for my entire life has come to pass.
— Shannon Stacey (@shannonstacey) November 26, 2020
Try using come to pass!
True or False?
If a harsh winter came to pass, it was avoided and didn’t happen.
Example sentences from the Web for come to pass
Meanwhile, in Florida, Bush was flooded with questions about whether gay marriage could possibly come to the Sunshine State.
These generally come from the outside, from cultural pressures and messages.How Skinny Is Too Skinny? Israel Bans ‘Underweight’ Models|Carrie Arnold|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But there is an underlying feeling that the worst is yet to come.
My agent at the time sent that tape to SNL and then they asked me to come in for an audition.
And suddenly, we were able to come up with all these scenes for it.
In their shelter, Brion and Ulv crouched low and wondered why the attack didn't come.Sense of Obligation|Henry Maxwell Dempsey (AKA Harry Harrison)
Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
Babylas raised his pale face; he knew what was coming; it had come so many times before.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
He reached forward and took her hands, and if Mrs. Vivian had come in she would have seen him kneeling at her daughter's feet.Confidence|Henry James
Vicars' wives had come and gone, but all had submitted, some after a brief struggle, to old Mrs. Wurzel's sway.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills