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come to pass

To happen. The phrase often indicates that what is happening is the result of a course of events. Our only hope now is that these dire predictions will not come to pass, but can be avoided somehow. When it finally came to pass, it almost felt like a letdown.
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come to pass

to happen; to take place. And when do you think all these good things will come to pass? Do you think it will really come to pass?
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come to pass

To occur.
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Could Colin be seeing his belief coming to pass, though not, as he would have wished, in the right colours?
Kuerten, who booked his place in the quarter-finals against Argentina's David Nalbandian with a comfortable 6-3 7-5 6-4 triumph over Spain's Feliciano Lopez, also believes there is more chance of stopping war in the world than either coming to pass.
Hal's offer to duel Hotspur, for example, parallels that of Turnus to fight Aeneas, both duels coming to pass against the wishes of the works' respective kings.
Jim really wasn't too optimistic about that scenario coming to pass.
Experts say that notion is already coming to pass since nearly half of employees are women one-quarter are minorities.
Because the probability of any one scenario coming to pass is uncontrollable and unpredictable, Carpenter says, the group will try to forecast their ecologic impact without necessarily evaluating their likelihood as starting points.
11 attacks and saw events coming to pass that he had predicted for years.