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come about

verb

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to take place
  • how did all this come about?

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The first known use of come about was in the 14th century

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“Come about.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/come%20about. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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