Definition of come by phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

come by

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs
to make a short visit to a place, in order to see someone She came by the house.

    come by something

     
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  1. 1to manage to get something Jobs are hard to come by these days.
  2. 2to receive something How did you come by that scratch on your cheek?
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: come by