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come (one's) way
To be encountered or obtained by one. I really hope this promotion comes my way because it sounds like a fascinating position. Good opportunities always seem to come my brother's way, whether he works hard for them or not.
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come someone's way
[for something] to come to someone. I wish a large sum of money would come my way. I hope that no bad luck comes my way.
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come one's way
Present itself, happen to, as in I sure hope another opportunity like that will come her way. [First half of 1900s]
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.
come your ˈwayhappen to you or come into your possession, temporarily or permanently: Some good luck came his way. ♢ When my grandmother dies, quite a lot of money will be coming my way.
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