come into

phrasal verb [transitive]
Word forms "come into":
present tense I/you/we/they come into he/she/it comes into present participle coming into past tense came into past participle come into
1) come into something to be an aspect of a situation

The argument was over artistic freedom – money never came into it.

2) come into something if you come into something, it becomes yours when someone dies

He's just come into some money.

3) come into your own to show how effective or useful you can be

In the wintry conditions the Norwegian team really came into their own.


English dictionary. 2014.

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