come upon

come upon(
kuhm
 
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pan
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. encontrarse con
We came upon an abandoned old house, so we decided to stop and check it out.Nos encontramos con una casa vieja y abandonada, así que decidimos detenernos para investigar.
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come upon
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (find; person, object)
a. encontrar, encontrarse con
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come upon
intransitive verb
(find) [+object, person] topar(se) con; encontrar;
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