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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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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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ˌcome what ˈmay

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