be the shape of things to come(redirected from are the shape of things to come)
be the shape of things to come
To be indicative of what will happen or become popular in the future. I think this trend is the shape of things to come, but there's no way to know for sure.
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be the ˌshape of ˌthings to ˈcome(also be a ˌtaste of ˌthings to ˈcome) be a sign or an example of how things are likely to be in the future: These new computers are the shape of things to come. ♢ Telephones with television screens: could this be a taste of things to come?
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