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come true

To become a reality after having been a fantasy, hope, expectation, fear, etc. Wow, you've got a great job and a baby on the way—everything you've ever wanted is coming true! I'm afraid our worst fears have come true. The sharks have grown legs.
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come true

to materialize as expected or hoped. Jane's wishes had come true. Dave wondered if his dreams would ever come true.
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come true

Happen as predicted, be realized or fulfilled, as in Her marriage is my fondest dream come true. [Early 1800s]
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come ˈtrue

(of a hope, wish, etc.) really happen: What the fortune teller said about your future really came true.Winning the medal was like a dream come true.
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come true

To happen as predicted: My fondest dreams have at last come true.
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After three more British soldiers were killed in an ambush in Basra, Mr Henderson said: "Sadly, it appears as though the fears I expressed before military action, are coming true.
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The big dream is coming true and Tony Blair looks like the man to make it happen.
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I am so grateful my prayers are coming true so far.
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It's a perfectly reasonable outlook, and it's one that has a good chance of coming true.