come in smb.'s way

come in smb.'s way
(come (fall или lie) in smb.'s way (тж. come smb.'s way))
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...a warrant empowering them to take all Portuguese vessels which should come in their way. (W. Scott, ‘Tales of a Grandfather’, ch. XXIV) — ...они обладали полномочиями захватывать все португальские корабли, попадающиеся на пути.

After that I travelled to many countries... I accepted every experience that came my way. (W. S. Maugham, ‘The Summing Up’, ch. 55) — После этого я побывал во многих странах... Я не упускал ни одной возможности обогатить свой жизненный опыт.

A faint sweet whiff of scent had come his way. (J. B. Priestley, ‘Angel Pavement’, ch. IV) — Тарджис ощутил слабый, нежный аромат духов.


Большой англо-русский фразеологический словарь. - М.: «Русский язык-Медиа».. 2006.

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