come true

Happen as predicted, be realized or fulfilled, as in Her marriage is my fondest dream come true. [Early 1800s]

Words Nearby come true

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How to use come true in a sentence

  • It was her wildest dream come true; that is, it had come true, until lately.

    Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline | Jennie M. Drinkwater
  • Rose could hardly permit herself to believe that the dream would come true, and that Tanqueray would really take her.

    The Creators | May Sinclair
  • “In ninety-nine cases out of a hundred, our forecasts would have come true,” she said.

  • All signs belong to this class of arguments; they are of value or worthless as they come true more or less frequently.

    English: Composition and Literature | W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
  • I little thought—we, none of us thought—how soon those words would come true.

    Private Peat | Harold R. Peat