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come true

To become a reality after having been a fantasy, hope, expectation, fear, etc. Wow, you've got a great job and a baby on the way—everything you've ever wanted is coming true! I'm afraid our worst fears have come true. The sharks have grown legs.
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come true

to materialize as expected or hoped. Jane's wishes had come true. Dave wondered if his dreams would ever come true.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

come true

Happen as predicted, be realized or fulfilled, as in Her marriage is my fondest dream come true. [Early 1800s]
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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 ˈtrue

(of a hope, wish, etc.) really happen: What the fortune teller said about your future really came true.Winning the medal was like a dream come true.
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come true

To happen as predicted: My fondest dreams have at last come true.
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American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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And tonight and tomorrow at the school, Miss Brooks' dream comes true in a staging enhanced by modern songs under the direction of head of music, Sally Doree.
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AN ERDINGTON student had his dream comes true when he interviewed Walsall skipper Chris Westwood and had it broadcast around the world.
A DREAM comes true for model Jenny Reveley as she flings her arms around Prince William.
THE baby son of Hollywood heart-throb Richard Gere could net pounds 70,000 if a prediction of him winning an Oscar comes true.
However, Chicken Little's prophecy comes true when Earth is attacked by aliens and it's up to him and his pals to save the world.
IRAQI war orphan Ali Abbas's dream comes true today when he watches his beloved Manchester United play live for the first time.
When the premonition comes true, the survivors of the accident are forced to deal with the repercussions of escaping their fate and start dying off in gory ways.
JESSICA will really have something to sing about if her ultimate dream of marrying boyfriend Owen Satterley comes true.
Catriona Sinclair, 16, is studying for her Highers so she can become a scientist even if her dream of catwalk fame comes true. The straight-A student is the only Scot in the final of the Sugar magazine-Rimmel London competition.
Let's hope the saying, "What goes around comes around", comes true for these gluttons.