come as

Definition of come as

  1. —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.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to move toward something :  approach

    :  to move or journey to a vicinity with a specified purpose

    :  to reach a particular station in a series

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a brief usually trivial fact

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