come to pass

come to pass
произойти, случиться, иметь место [этим. библ. Matthew XI, 1, XXIV, 6; Mark XI, 23t XIII, 29 и др.]

What Captain Butler... had anticipated, actually came to pass. (W. S. Maugham, ‘Complete Short Stories’, ‘Honolulu’) — То, что предвидел капитан Батлер... действительно произошло.

If he accused her she would deny, and if it came to pass, she would fling the truth in his teeth, and he could do what he chose. (W. S. Maugham, ‘The Painted Veil’, ch. V) — Если он обвинит ее, то она все будет отрицать, а уж если так случится, что больше отрицать нельзя, то она бросит ему правду в лицо и пусть он делает что хочет.

The epidemics of influenza which came to pass before I was thirteen brought death to members of many families I knew. (W. Saroyan, ‘The Bicycle Rider in Beverly Hills’, ch. 4) — Эпидемия гриппа, которая вспыхнула, когда мне не было еще тринадцати лет, унесла не одну жизнь; во многих знакомых мне семьях оплакивали родных.


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

Игры ⚽ Поможем написать курсовую

Смотреть что такое "come to pass" в других словарях:

  • come to pass — {v. phr.}, {literary} To happen; occur. * /Strange things come to pass in troubled times./ * /It came to pass that the jailer visited him by night./ * /His hopes of success did not come to pass./ Compare: BRING TO PASS, COME ABOUT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come to pass — {v. phr.}, {literary} To happen; occur. * /Strange things come to pass in troubled times./ * /It came to pass that the jailer visited him by night./ * /His hopes of success did not come to pass./ Compare: BRING TO PASS, COME ABOUT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come to pass — ► come to pass chiefly literary happen. Main Entry: ↑come …   English terms dictionary

  • come to pass — index arise (occur), occur (happen), supervene Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • come to pass — (poetic/literary) HAPPEN, come about, occur, transpire, arise; poetic/literary befall. → pass * * * phrasal : happen used impersonally with it * * * come to pass (esp Bible) To happen • • • …   Useful english dictionary

  • come\ to\ pass — v. phr. literary To happen; occur. Strange things come to pass in troubled times. It came to pass that the jailer visited him by night. His hopes of success did not come to pass. Compare: bring to pass, come about …   Словарь американских идиом

  • come to pass — Synonyms and related words: attain fulfillment, be found, be met with, be realized, befall, betide, come, come about, come down, come off, come true, eventuate, fall, go off, hap, happen, occur, pass, pass off, take place, transpire, turn out …   Moby Thesaurus

  • come to pass — literary it came to pass that Dorothy left Roberto Syn: happen, come about, occur, transpire, arise; literary befall …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • come to pass — verb To happen; to occur. 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 …   Wiktionary

  • come to pass — to happen, occur It came to pass that the company was never able to recover from their financial problems …   Idioms and examples

  • come to pass — literary happen. → come …   English new terms dictionary


Поделиться ссылкой на выделенное

Прямая ссылка:
Нажмите правой клавишей мыши и выберите «Копировать ссылку»