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I don't aim for perfection. But I do want to try and come up with something interesting.
Kate Bush

Meaning of "come up with" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF COME UP WITH

come up with play
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WHAT DOES COME UP WITH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of come up with in the English dictionary

The definition of come up with in the dictionary is to produce or find.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE COME UP WITH

come to grief
come to hand
come to life
come to light
come to light with
come to one´s knowledge
come to pass
come to rest
come to terms
come to the party
come to the surface
come unglued
come unstuck
come up
come up against
come up smiling
come up to
come upon
come what may
come with the first four ships

WORDS THAT END LIKE COME UP WITH

all up with
along with
be done with
could do with
deal with
do away with
get away with
have nothing to do with
have to do with
in line with
in with
keep pace with
keep up with
put up with
run away with
take up with
to begin with
to do with
to start with
up with
with

Synonyms and antonyms of come up with in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «come up with» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF COME UP WITH

Find out the translation of come up with to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of come up with from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «come up with» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

拿出
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

llegar a
570 millions of speakers

English

come up with
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

साथ आए
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تأتي مع
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

придумать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

chegar a
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সঙ্গে আসা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

trouver
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tanya
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

kommen mit
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

思い付く
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

마련
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

teko bareng
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đưa ra
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கொண்டு வாருங்கள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मागून येऊन गाठणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Gelmek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

venire con
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pochodzić z
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

придумати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

veni cu
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

καταλήξει σε
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kom met
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

komma med
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

komme opp med
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «COME UP WITH»

The term «come up with» is very widely used and occupies the 421 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «COME UP WITH» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about come up with

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10 QUOTES WITH «COME UP WITH»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word come up with.
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Joe Abercrombie
Sometimes when I'm really enjoying a book, I'll read a sentence or paragraph and just think - how can someone's head be wired in such a way that they'd come up with that?
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Evelyn Ashford
Now, I talk to athletes who answer questions with a 'yeah'. I realize I used to do that. Or they answer very quickly and you stand there trying to come up with another question to ask. I've seen both sides and it's been very educational.
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Linwood Barclay
Once you come up with a premise, you have to work out how it all happened. It's a bit like coming up with a spectacular roof design first. Before you can get it up there, you need to build a solid foundation and supporting structure.
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Shelley Berman
While you're improvising, you may come up with something which will break him up. As soon as that smile comes out, you know that, hey, we're having fun.
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Brad Bird
If there are similarities, it's simply because the same thoughts that occurred to other people also occurred to me. I'd be astonished if anyone could come up with any truly original powers that were at all interesting any more.
6
Jason Blum
YouTube is found footage. It's here to stay, and people will always come up with new concepts that will make sense for found footage.
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Kate Bush
I don't aim for perfection. But I do want to try and come up with something interesting.
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Simon Callow
I don't practise any religion but I am deeply interested in the answers that mankind has come up with to explain the human situation.
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Alex Chilton
Sometimes I'll come up with a lick that I really love, and I'll try to put the right words to it for years. Suddenly something comes to me that works just right.
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Tony Leung Chiu-Wai
John Woo is a very nice and kind person; he gives almost no direction at all, trusting me to come up with the character. But when I think of him, I think of explosions!

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «COME UP WITH»

Discover the use of come up with in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to come up with and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Drawing on the Funny Side of the Brain: How to Come Up with ...
There's a science to coming up with a fresh stream of ideas for cartoons, and this book's complete course shows just how to create comic panels and strips that get laughs, from set-ups right through to the punch lines. 275 illustrations, 75 ...
Christopher Hart, 1998
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Manage Teams Successfully: How to Work with Others and Come ...
This book helps you create an effective teamthat can really get things done. It helps you form a good team in the first place, deal with tensions that may arise, communicate well, and motivate team members towards your overall goal.
A. and C. Black Publishers Staff, 2007
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Manage Teams Successfully: How to Work with Others and Come ...
Managing just one person can be difficult enough, but pulling together a team of people can be tricky even for experienced leaders. This book helps you create an effective team that can really get things done.
Bloomsbury Publishing, 2009
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An Asperger Dictionary of Everyday Expressions: Second Edition
... come up smiling, come up to scratch, come up trumps, come up with the goods, conjure up, couldn't organize a piss-up in a brewery, cover up, crack up, cracked up to be, cut up rough, dead from the neck up, death warmed up, dig up dirt, ...
Ian Stuart-Hamilton, 2006
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Practical Vocabulary: Impress Employers & Coworkers-Come Up ...
Offers vocabulary words frequently used in areas of current events, science, medicine, and business, and explains how to break down new words to figure out their meanings
Judith N. Meyers, 1998
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Cambridge Grammar for IELTS Student's Book with Answers and ...
... cheer up clear up close down come about come across come along come around come back come down come from come out come up come up against come up with consist of count on cut down deal with depend on/upon dispose of do up ...
Diane Hopkins, 2007
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Manage Meetings Positively: How to Take Charge and Come Up ...
This book features a quiz, step-by-step guidance and action points, common mistakes and how to avoid them, top tips, summaries of key points, and lists of handy weblinks and further reading.
Bloomsbury Publishing, 2009
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Manage Meetings Positively: How to Take Charge and Come Up ...
This book features a quiz, step-by-step guidance and action points, common mistakes and how to avoid them, top tips, summaries of key points, and lists of handy weblinks and further reading.
A. and C. Black Publishers Staff, 2006
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Come Ride With Me
I never changed the original “nic” that my brilliant and dear daughter-in-law Sheree had come up with. I continued using it and still do to this day. Now, whenever someone makes a comment about a dooby, I go right along with it. I tell them, yes ...
Lorraine Dube, 2011
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Chambers Pocket Dictionary
... to offer, to put forward: come up with an idea. — v come upon (tr) to discover. — have it coming to one (coll) to deserve whatever unpleasant fate befalls one. — not know whether one is coming or going to be in a dazed or bewildered state.
Elaine Higgleton, Howard Sargeant, Anne Seaton, 1992

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «COME UP WITH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term come up with is used in the context of the following news items.
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Greece gets until Sunday to come up with proposal to stave off …
Frustrated and angered eurozone leaders gave Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras a last-minute chance Tuesday to finally come up with a ... «CBC.ca, Jul 15»
2
Flipkart to soon come up with better paternity policy
Flipkart recently became the first major ecommerce company to come up with enhanced maternity benefits when it announced an extended ... «Economic Times, Jul 15»
3
Greece has till Sunday to come up with a plan, Eurozone warns
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has until Friday to present the proposal, but German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she hoped to have ... «Daily News & Analysis, Jul 15»
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Just go see 'A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence'
Whatever dumb adjectives I come up with to describe it, writer-director Roy Andersson has made a masterpiece. A series of interconnected ... «Santa Fe Reporter, Jul 15»
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The latest: Greece urged to come up with 'serious' proposals
Dutch State Secretary for Finance Eric Wiebes says Greek representatives need to come up with a serious package at the meeting of eurozone ... «Florida Times-Union, Jul 15»
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The Latest: Juncker: EU Officials Are Prepared for Grexit
Eurozone leaders have given Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras until Sunday to come up with a full proposal at a summit of the 28 European ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
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Only Floridians Could Come Up With a Sport Like Swamp Buggy …
Like many quirky, homegrown traditions, swamp buggy racing started out small. In the early 1940s, about a dozen hunters in Naples, Florida, ... «Slate Magazine, Jul 15»
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Turns Out the EPA Didn't Come Up with the Talking Points for Its …
Newly-surfaced emails revealed that a prominent left-wing group played a large role in the creation of the talking points for the Environmental ... «IJ Review, Jul 15»
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After 'No' vote, come up with serious proposals: France to Greece
French Finance Minister Michel Sapin on Monday asked the anti-austerity Greek government to come up with serious and strong proposals to ... «Web India, Jul 15»
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Synergians Come up with Hybrid Water Sports League
KOCHI: In a land of die-hard cricket fans and sporadic supporters for hockey and football, the adventure associated with water sports might be ... «The New Indian Express, Jul 15»

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