come what may

idiom

: regardless of what happens
He promised to support her, come what may.

Examples of come what may in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And, come what may, his Riverdale High School classmates Madelaine Petsch and Cole Sprouse were there to cheer him on. Emlyn Travis, EW.com, 2 Aug. 2023 My advice is to skip the speak-up/don’t-speak-up calculations about your birthday and instead talk to a good therapist solo about the kind of tiptoeing around your relationship requires, and start taking steps to bring more honesty into it, come what may. Washington Post, 20 Mar. 2021 No problem, Sitake said, his team would remain aggressive, come what may. Gordon Monson, The Salt Lake Tribune, 7 Nov. 2022 One of his top allies, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, has already said schools will be open all day, every day, come what may. CNN, 8 July 2020 For as long as my mother and I can remember, my nani (‘maternal grandmother’ in Hindi) has always worn a bright pleated cotton saree—come what may. Avani Thakkar, Vogue, 15 Nov. 2022 And, of course, the inviolable truth that the dilettante boy king remains in charge, come what may. Andy Meek, BGR, 5 Oct. 2022 At that moment, the couple had a choice about carrying the child to term and decided to do that, come what may. Christopher Hartnick, STAT, 1 Sep. 2022 The people of Taiwan were willing to advertise her arrival from the top of their tallest building, come what may from Beijing in sanctions and pressure. Michael Schuman, The Atlantic, 3 Aug. 2022 See More

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“Come what may.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/come%20what%20may. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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