crop up

phrasal verb
cropped up; cropping up; crops up

Definition of crop up

: to come or appear when not expected New problems crop up every day. His name crops up frequently as a potential candidate.

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“Crop up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crop%20up. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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