come to pass
come to pass (third-person singular simple present comes to pass, present participle coming to pass, simple past came to pass, past participle come to pass)
- To happen; to occur.
- 1611, The Holy Bible, […] (King James Version), London: […] Robert Barker, […], →OCLC, Genesis 4:8:
- And Cain talked with Abel his brother: and it came to pass, when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother, and slew him.
- 2021 June 30, David Clough, “Brush: a UK rail icon”, in RAIL, number 934, page 57:
- A planning document produced in October 1984 said that Class 46 maintenance costs were soaring and rapid withdrawal would occur, and this came to pass by the end of the year.
- transpire; see also Thesaurus:happen
to happen, to occur