come up for (something)

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come up for (something)

1. To travel north for a particular reason. We only came up for my cousin's wedding in Boston, so we won't be in town for very long—we're heading back to Florida on Sunday.
2. To become available or eligible for something. I doubt that such a thorny topic will come up for discussion at a dinner party. Our subscription comes up for renewal this month—do you want to keep it?
See also: come, up
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come up for something

to be eligible for something; to be in line or sequence for something. She comes up for reelection in April. How soon does your driver's license come up for renewal?
See also: come, up
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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