come and go

Definition of come and go

  1. 1 —used to talk about time that has passed <More than a hundred years have come and gone since the day of that famous battle.>

  2. 2 —used to talk about people who appear and then leave as time passes <She's seen a lot of employees come and go during her time in the company.> <Politicians come and go. They all seem pretty much the same to me.>

Word by Word Definitions

comeplay
  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

  1. :  to move on a course :  proceed — compare stop

    :  to move out of or away from a place expressed or implied :  leave, depart

    :  to take a certain course or follow a certain procedure

  1. :  the act or manner of going

    :  the height of fashion :  rage

    :  an often unexpected turn of affairs :  occurrence

  1. :  functioning properly :  being in good and ready condition

  1. :  a game played between two players who alternately place black and white stones on a board checkered by 19 vertical lines and 19 horizontal lines in an attempt to enclose the larger area on the board


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