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come what may

No matter what happens. As your parents, we'll always support you, come what may.
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come what may

Cliché no matter what might happen. I'll be home for the holidays, come what may. Come what may, the mail will get delivered.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

come what may

No matter what happens, as in Come what may, I'll be home in time for dinner. This phrase, in slightly different form, come what will, dates from the 16th century and has almost exact equivalents in French, Italian, and German.
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

ˌcome what ˈmay

whatever may happen: My mother taught us to always tell the truth, come what may.
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come what may

Whatever should happen, as in “Come what may, he’ll get to the wedding on time.” This cliché originated in the 1500s as “Come what will” and is known in numerous languages.
See also: come, may, what
The Dictionary of Clichés by Christine Ammer Copyright © 2013 by Christine Ammer
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