come down the pike

idiom

: to happen or appear
A chance like this doesn't come down the pike every day.

Examples of come down the pike in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Taller restitution fees and fines could come down the pike if federal authorities get involved. Matt Williams, Dallas News, 6 Jan. 2023 Granted, there’s some of that, too, but any case Bombach builds for the Girls being heroes feels fairly well-earned, and less hagiographic than many recent music docs that have come down the pike. Chris Willman, Variety, 19 Jan. 2023 By numbers alone, there is a pretty strong likelihood that more BA-whatever subvariants will come down the pike. Katherine J. Wu, The Atlantic, 13 May 2022 Virginia Luce’s 11-pointer isn’t the biggest buck reported from eastern Texas this season, but the story behind her Houston County whopper is arguably one of the most refreshing to come down the pike in quite a while. Matt Williams, Dallas News, 5 Dec. 2020 Additionally, the recent increase in Covid-19 cases around the country could limit the number of out-of-state power crews willing to send help due to new travel restrictions or health guidelines that come down the pike. Tyler Mauldin, CNN, 28 June 2020

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“Come down the pike.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/come%20down%20the%20pike. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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