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come to pass

To happen. The phrase often indicates that what is happening is the result of a course of events. Our only hope now is that these dire predictions will not come to pass, but can be avoided somehow. When it finally came to pass, it almost felt like a letdown.
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come to pass

to happen; to take place. And when do you think all these good things will come to pass? Do you think it will really come to pass?
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come to pass

To occur.
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Alice's dream of having a pet pig eventually comes to pass in a surprising way--when she becomes the proud owner and responsible caretaker of a guinea pig
If the Burger King/Simmons pairing comes to pass, the two won't be under the same roof.
Prohibited from seeking Lissy's help openly by the social codes that govern her existence, Lilah has to solve the puzzle of his sudden appearance before the death he warns her of comes to pass.
Raffish, rakish Cagliari, Sardinia's down-and-dirty port city, looks set to be catapulted onto the international trophy art museum circuit if Zaha Hadid's latest vision comes to pass.
And when Early's sad fate comes to pass, we feel -- well, nothing, really, despite the movie's best efforts to frame it as grand tragedy.
If the elevation comes to pass, law students in the year 2050 would study the decisions handed down by the "Scalia Court.
When the tragic truth behind this case finally comes to pass we can only pray that Robert's family can in some way pick up the pieces.
If this unwelcome intrusion comes to pass I would like to see a mechanism in place where a fixed portion of tax from United Utilities is diverted from the Treasury and deposited into Porthcawl Town Council bank account to be spent on improving the infrastructure and amenities in the town.
This vision is certainly a long way off, if it comes to pass at all.
If this comes to pass, it would drive a coach and horses through the existing January 2005 deadline for concluding the Doha Development Round, of which the agricultural talks form a key part.
Third, though Todd's forecast of the rise of an independent Eurasian juggernaut is not implausible--one ought to be prepared to wait for a long time before it comes to pass.
She springs him from the hospital to fulfill his wish of driving to mountains in France, where the inevitable comes to pass.
Unless, by chance, the predicted nuclear/smallpox endgame comes to pass, in which case we'll all be mutants anyway and we'll have more important things to do.
Whether that comes to pass will depend on him and the region's new trade-oriented economies--and a lot of good will from its bigger, richer northern neighbors.