Definition Come across

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Definition

to come across (a document): to find, to see, to discover (a document)
idiom
I came across a copy of your birth certificate the other day. I didn't know you were born in Beirut.

to come across (somebody, some problems): to encounter, to meet, to run into, to chance upon (somebody, some problems)
verb
I came across my kindergarten teacher on the street last week. I hadn't seen him for 24 years!

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