Definition of come to phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  

come to

 phrasal verb
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Phrasal Verbs
[no passive] (of an idea) to enter your mind The idea came to me in the bath. come to somebody that… It suddenly came to her that she had been wrong all along.

    come to something

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  1. 1  to add up to something The bill came to $30. I never expected those few items to come to so much.
  2. 2to reach a particular situation, especially a bad one The doctors will operate if necessary—but it may not come to that. Who'd have thought things would come to this (= become so bad)?