come on strong

idiom

Definition of come on strong

1 : to be very forceful or too forceful in talking to someone or dealing with someone She didn't like him because she felt that he came on too strong.
2 : to become stronger or more successful in a continuing contest, race, etc. The team was playing poorly in the early part of the season, but it has been coming on strong lately.

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“Come on strong.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/come%20on%20strong. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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