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See also: come to Jesus




  1. (idiomatic, Christianity) Relating to a Christian conversion, recommitment, or associated ritual, especially public confession.
  2. (idiomatic, US) Relating to a similar secular ritual.
    • 2009 November 12, Greg A. Bedard, “Offense clears the air”, in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:
      With the coaches still in the room, the veteran leaders on offense, one by one, took turns addressing the rest of the unit. / "It was a come-to-Jesus meeting," guard Daryn Colledge said Wednesday.
  3. (idiomatic, US) Conveying a scolding or a blunt discussion of a disagreeable fact regarding the addressee.
    • To bring someone in for a come-to-Jesus talk.

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