come into (some) money

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come into (some) money

To obtain money suddenly, often through inheritance. I heard that she came into some money when her grandfather died.
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come into (some) money

 and come into a (small) fortune
to get some money unexpectedly, usually by inheritance. She came into a lot of money when she turned twenty. I hope I can come into some money some day.
See also: come, money
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The order remains in force and if he comes into money in the future then the prosecution can go after him for the rest.
The rest of his criminal "benefit" will hang over his head like a debt, and the authorities can call for more of the PS406,000 to be paid if they learn he comes into money or assets.
Although his lack of assets meant the pounds 102,000 debt was wiped out, if Shortman comes into money after his release, he could face further action to recover customers' losses.
If he comes into money after he is released he could face further action for recovery.
But if he comes into money after he is released, he could face further action to recover his customers' losses.
The story examines how shop worker Kipps suddenly comes into money, abandons his working class girlfriend Ann (an attractive Claire Marlowe with a beautiful voice) for posh-but-nice Helen (Zara Plessard equally delightful) and makes a mess of his life.
And he was warned at Durham Crown Court yesterday that he if ever comes into money in his lifetime the authorities could order him to hand over the full amount.
As with all cases under the act, Dean will be reviewed annually which means that if he comes into money, wins the lottery, or gains inheritance such as a house, he will be brought back to court until the full amount is paid.
Any vicious criminal like him who comes into money should have it seized and shared out among his victims.
In The Great Tradition (1915), stories of family problems include one about a woman who sacrifices her happiness for her daughter, another about an artist who comes into money and leaves his family.
And there should be some mechanism so that the improverished criminal who comes into money later doesn't get off scot-free.