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come to

Translation of come to in Spanish:

  • 1verb + preposition + object/verbo + preposición + complemento 1.1 (reach) llegar* a so what's the solution? — I'm coming to that ¿entonces cuál es la solución? — a eso voy I came to jazz via rock music llegué al jazz a través del rock I never thought I'd come to this nunca pensé que llegaría a esto it's unlikely to come to an open confrontation no es probable que se llegue a una confrontación directa what's the world coming to! ¡hasta dónde vamos a llegar!, ¡adónde vamos a ir a parar! 1.2 (occur) [idea/answer/name] ocurrirse it came to me in a flash se me ocurrió de repente 1.3 (be a question of) when it comes to … cuando se trata de … if it comes to that si es necesario or you could do it yourself, come to that o lo podrías hacer tú misma ¿por qué no? 1.4 (amount to) [total] ascender* a [formal] it comes to $15 exactly son 15 dólares justos the plan never came to anything el plan nunca llegó a nada it comes to the same thing viene a ser lo mismo
  • 2 /ˈkʌmˈtuː/ verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio (recover consciousness) volver* en sí, recobrar el conocimiento
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