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how come?

Definition of how come? in English:

informal Said when asking how or why something happened or is the case: how come you never married, Jimmy?
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  • I told him, ‘If we are not China and we are not Taiwan, then how come?’
  • He rubbed his palms together ‘Could you explain to us how come?’
  • Long-lost customers show up saying ‘Wow, heard you were closing, how come?’
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