come upon


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Related to come upon: shy away from, look to, come through, in view of

come upon somebody/something

to find or meet someone or something, esp. unexpectedly We came upon a farmer setting a fire to clear off dead grass from the pasture.
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come upon

v.
To discover or meet someone or something by accident: While walking down the road, I came upon a strange old house.
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