come and go

idiom

Definition of come and go

1 used to talk about time that has passedMore than a hundred years have come and gone since the day of that famous battle.
2 used to talk about people who appear and then leave as time passesShe's seen a lot of employees come and go during her time in the company.Politicians come and go. They all seem pretty much the same to me.

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“Come and go.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/come%20and%20go. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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