come of


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Related to come of: come of age

come of

vb (intr, preposition)
1. to be descended from
2. to result from: nothing came of his experiments.
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vi +prep obj
(= result from) nothing came of ites ist nichts daraus geworden, es führte zu nichts; that’s what comes of disobeying!das kommt davon, wenn man nicht hören will!
(= be descended from)kommen or stammen aus
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The aim of a Bildungsroman is apprenticeship, where the protagonist, usually a juvenile, must "come of age" by preparing to mature.