How to use Come about in a sentence

come about
  • How did that come about?

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  • Second, the real promise of GM crops will not necessarily come about from the food industry.

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  • When one branch of a family was admitted and one shut out we have an analogy to the patrician and plebeian Claudii, though the distinction had come about in quite another way.

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  • If the later nobilitas of Rome had established an assembly in which every one who had the jus imaginum had a vote and none other, that would have been a real parallel to the shutting of the Venetian Great Council; for it would have come about through the working of causes which are essentially the same.

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  • It is difficult to imagine how the dispersion of such a pack could have come about in such a sporting country, but in 1827 Sir Arthur Chichester got a pack together again.

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  • Quite how has this rather spooky state of affairs come about then?

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  • How far such adaptations are produced afresh in each generation, whether or no their effects are transmitted to descendants and so directly modify the stock, to what extent adaptations characteristic of a species or variety have come about by selection of individuals capable, in each generation, of responding favourably, or how far by the selection of individuals fortuitously suitable to the environment, or, how far, possibly by the inheritance of the responses to the environment, are problems of biology not yet definitely solved.

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  • The realization of the desire did not come about till 1841, when the appointment of Schelling as Prussian privy councillor and member of the Berlin Academy, gave him the right, a right he was requested to exercise, to deliver lecturesin the university.

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  • Hence it has come about that Schelling remains for the philosophic student but a moment of historical value in the development of thought, and that his wor for the most part ceased now to have more than historic interest.

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  • Now how does it come about that the distribution of the carbon between these very unlike states determines the strength, hardness and many other valuable properties of the metal as a whole?

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  • In a few ances this may have come about by the emphasizing of a ly primitive trait; as when the wolf Ophois, in consonance I the predatory nature of that animal, developed into a of war.

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  • It has thus come about that astrophysics owes its recent development, and its recognition as a distinct branch of astronomical science, to the combination of the processes involved in the three arts of spectroscopy, photography and photometry.

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  • The analogy with stress appears complete; the motion of the "driving link" of a machine is communicated to all the other parts, modified or unchanged as the case may be, by the stresses in those parts; but the actual setting in motion of the driving link itself cannot come about by stress, but must have for its production force obtained directly from the expenditure of some form of energy.

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  • The CE informed her that the first inkling had come about only in August.

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  • So it has come about that the only practicable history of geographical exploration starts from the Mediterranean centre, the first home of that civilization which has come to be known as European, though its field of activity has long since overspread the habitable land of both temperate zones, eastern Asia alone in part excepted.

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  • Now, let's see how this might come about.

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  • It will come about through sensors, genetic engineering, better information, better communication, and precision farming.

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  • This has come about as we have left a polarized world behind us and the importance of military alliances has fallen.

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  • Now I know that not because of her alone, nor of myself alone, but because of everyone, it must inevitably come about.

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  • How did it begin, when did it all come about?

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  • How it would come about he did not know, but he felt sure it would do so.

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  • I know," she said seriously; "that's what I have come about.

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  • They do not come about in response to repentance on the part of the people.

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  • How did the idea for ShoesXL come about?

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  • Any change in the way plus size fashion models are viewed and thus embraced by and employed in the fashion industry must come about on a much broader scale - at a philosophical level on a magnitude that is global in reach.

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  • Bike shorts are designed to help avoid chaffing and rashes that come about when ill-fitting clothing is worn for exercise.

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  • The stories then revolve around the lives of these creatures, their handlers, and the interactions that come about as a result.

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  • Cards have been around for centuries, and through the years players have developed countless strategies and rules for various games that have come about through hours of using a deck of cards for a pastime.

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  • They can come about by gathering key data on the economic health of a company or country.

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  • Healthy nutritious snack foods fill in nutritional gaps that come about during the course of a busy day.

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  • As you start to exercise, your body begins to experience a number of physiological changes that work best when they come about gradually.

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  • While oops moments are expected, the way they come about usually is not.

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  • Or they choose to change certain details of the social structure without thinking through how such a change might have come about and how it would influence surrounding social structures.

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  • These fakes come about in a number of ways and sometimes with the actor's blessing.

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  • The term robotics didn't come about until two decades later when Isaac Asimov used the word in 1941.

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  • Godzilla, on the other hand, didn't come about until 1954 and was introduced to the public in Godzilla, King of the Monsters.

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  • I doubt the trip will ever come about as each of us seems content with our hands-off, albeit revered, relationship.

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  • Extinction may come about indirectly and even more surely.

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  • The confusion between them has, perhaps, come about from the fact that the modern crown seems to be rather an evolution from the diadem than the lineal descendant of the older crowns.

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  • He marks the commencement of that vast change in the movement of English politics by which it has come about that the sentiment of the great mass of the people now tells effectively on the action of the government from day to day, - almost from hour to hour.

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  • Historical events often come about with a large dose of fluke and a tenuous thread of intention.

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