come into (third-person singular simple present comes into, present participle coming into, simple past came into, past participle come into)
- Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: See come and into.
- Please come into the living room.
- (transitive) To inherit (money).
- After his father died, he came into a large fortune.
- (transitive) To be a factor in.
- Money doesn't come into it.
- (transitive) To enter the initial phase of; to commence.
2011 July 3, Piers Newbury, “Wimbledon 2011: Novak Djokovic beats Rafael Nadal in final”, in BBC Sport:
- He came into the match having beaten the Spaniard in four finals already this year, but Nadal - on a 20-match winning streak at the All England Club - was still favoured by many to claim a third Wimbledon title as he had won all five Grand Slam meetings with Djokovic.