come true

come true
phrasal
1. : to happen as desired or expected : attain reality

like a dream come true

2. : to reproduce the characters of the parent

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come true
To be fulfilled, to happen
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Main Entry:come

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come true phrase
if something that you have hoped for or expected comes true, it really happens
Thesaurus: general words meaning to happensynonym
Main entry: come

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actually happen or become the case

dreams can come true

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come true — see true, 1
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Main Entry:come
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come true
: to become real : to happen in the way that you wished or dreamed

Everything we hoped for came true.

Their prediction seems to be coming true.

The trip abroad was a dream come true for her. [=it was something that she really wanted to do and that actually happened]

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Main Entry:true

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come ˈtrue idiom
(of a hope, wish, etc.) to become reality

Winning the medal was like

a dream come true

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Main entry:trueidiom

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  • come true — {v.} To really happen; change from a dream or a plan into a fact. * /It took years of planning and saving, but their seagoing vacation came true at last./ * /It was a dream come true when he met the President./ * /His hope of living to 100 did… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come true — {v.} To really happen; change from a dream or a plan into a fact. * /It took years of planning and saving, but their seagoing vacation came true at last./ * /It was a dream come true when he met the President./ * /His hope of living to 100 did… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come true — ► come true actually happen or become the case. Main Entry: ↑true …   English terms dictionary

  • come\ true — v To really happen; change from a dream or a plan into a fact. It took years of planning and saving, but their seagoing vacation came true at last. It was a dream come true when he met the President. His hope of living to 100 did not come true …   Словарь американских идиом

  • come true — to happen as hoped for. The good things we ve been hoping for are actually coming true. Related vocabulary: a dream come true …   New idioms dictionary

  • come true — become real, happen, come to fruition    You must believe in your dream to make it come true …   English idioms

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

  • come true — verb a) To become real: to become true or existent. b) To breed true; to maintain identity of salient characteristics through propagation processes …   Wiktionary

  • come true — actually happen or become the case. → true …   English new terms dictionary

  • come true — if something that you have hoped for or expected comes true, it really happens …   English dictionary

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