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come to much

1. To equal a substantial amount of money; amount to much. Usually used in the negative. Naturally, Ted only offered to pay the bill after he saw that it didn't come to much.
2. To be successful or significant; amount to much. Usually used in the negative. He got arrested so much as a teenager that I never thought he would come to much, but look at him now—he's an accomplished lawyer! The boss is just mad right now—I doubt his new rules will come to much.
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come to much

 
1. to amount to a large amount of money. (Usually used with a negative.) The bill did not come to much, considering what we had for dinner and drinks.
2. to count for much; to be important or meaningful. (Usually negative.) No one thought he would come to much. All that discussion did not come to much.
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