to come across
- be perceived in a certain way; make a certain impression
- His explanation didn't come across well.
- Your meaning didn't come across clearly.
- Immigrants come to Australia across the seas.
- We rarely come across big names.
- Where did you come across the principal?
- I have never come across such a stubborn person.
- Have your ever come across an animal like this?
- We often come across Japanese tourists in this area.
- I've never come across such a strange case.
- Where did you come across the rare stamps?
- It's the first time I come across a word like this.
- When you come across unknown words, you have to look them up in the dictionary.
- Dickens' thoughts come across along with the vivid depiction of old London.
- If you come across my book, will you send it to me?
- Did you come across anyone you know on your way here?