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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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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]
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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.

come your ˈway

happen 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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