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1. come Verb, intransitive

(a) venir, (=arrive) arriver; are you coming with us? tu viens avec nous?; he came with us il est venu avec nous; what time are you coming? tu viens (or) arrives à quelle heure?; he came at 3pm il est arrivé à quinze heures; "I'm coming!" "j'arrive!"
(b) (=be of origin) venir, (esp of problem etc) provenir (from, de), (of orders also) émaner (from, de); where do you ~ from? d'où venez-vous? (frm), tu viens d'où? (Infml)
(c) to ~ about (of event) se produire
(d) to ~ apart se désassembler, se disloquer
(e) to ~ back, to ~ again (of person, pain) revenir; (=come back home) rentrer; (of memories) revenir, se réveiller; to ~ back down/up redescendre/remonter; to ~ back in entrer de nouveau
(f) to ~ by passer
(g) to ~ in entrer; (after knock at door) "~ in!" "entrez!"; to ~ in the way of sb/sth boucher (or) barrer le passage à qn/qch
(h) to ~ (in) between lovers séparer, s'interposer entre; (of objects) être placé entre, s'intercaler entre, s'interposer entre
(i) to ~ down descendre; (of window etc) s'abaisser; to ~ back down redescendre; he came down to see me il est descendu me voir; (fig) to ~ down with illness attraper
(j) to ~ down to se réduire à, s'agir de; it all ~s down to money tout se réduit à l'argent; it all ~s down to whether/when... tout se réduit à savoir si/quand..., il s'agit fondamentalement de savoir si/quand...
(k) to ~ into room entrer dans; (fig) money obtenir; to ~ into effect, to ~ into force entrer en vigueur; to ~ into contact with sth/sb entrer en contact avec qch/qn
(l) to ~ off (=succeed) réussir, aboutir
(m) to ~ off (=fall off) tomber, (of button) se découdre, (of paint, sticker) s'enlever; (Rail) to ~ off the rails dérailler, sortir des rails; to ~ off its hinges sortir de ses gonds; (Infml) ~ off it! allez!, ne me charries pas!
(n) to ~ on (of project etc) avancer, progresser; (=hurry up) se dépêcher, se magner (Slang); ~ on! dépêche-toi!, magne-toi! (Slang)
(o) to ~ on (of light, TV etc) s'allumer; to ~ on again se rallumer
(p) to ~ round passer chez qn (etc); I'll ~ round and pick you up at 7pm je passe te prendre à 19h
(q) to ~ round (of unconscious person) se ranimer, se réveiller
(r) to ~ out sortir; (of doctor) se déplacer; (fig: of truth) émerger; (of book, CD etc) paraître, sortir; to ~ out of building, room quitter, sortir de; to ~ out again ressortir; (fig) to ~ out into the open sortir de l'ombre; (Med) to ~ out of one's coma se réveiller du coma; to ~ out of mourning quitter le deuil; (Zool) to ~ out of hibernation sortir de son hibernation
(s) to ~ out (of the closet) sortir du placard
(t) to ~ out into (of street) déboucher sur
(u) to ~ out with (Infml) words sortir
(v) to ~ through passer (par ici); how many people have ~ through in the last half an hour? combien de personnes sont passées (par ici) pendant les dernières trente minutes?

2. come Verb, transitive

to ~ through streets, town passer par; to ~ through customs passer par la douane

3. come Verb, intransitive

(a) to ~ through (fig: survive) survivre
(b) to ~ through (fig: survive) survivre à; she didn't ~ through the operation elle n'a pas survécu à l'opération
(c) to ~ through (fig: experience) traverser, vivre, éprouver; she's just ~ through a messy divorce elle vient de traverser un divorce compliqué
(d) to ~ up monter; to ~ back up remonter; he came up to see me il est monté me voir
(e) to ~ up (fig: of problem etc) se produire
(f) (Vulg: reach orgasm) jouir (Vulg)

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