come as

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Definition of come as

used to describe the effect that something has when people first learn about it Their decision came as a surprise (to me).It should come as no surprise that many people oppose the plan.The news of her recovery came as a great relief to all of us.

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“Come as.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/come%20as. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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