come someone's way

come someone's way
if something comes your way, it happens to you, or it becomes available

Several chances came our way but we missed them.


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  • come someone's way — To come within someone s experience or reach, to become attainable by someone • • • Main Entry: ↑way * * * come someone’s way phrase if something comes your way, it happens to you, or it becomes available Several chances came our way but we… …   Useful english dictionary

  • come someone's way — was lucky, it was his lucky hour …   English contemporary dictionary

  • come a long way —    When someone has come a long way, they have made a lot of progress or have become successful.     Tony has come a long way since he opened his first little restaurant …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • come one's way — {v. phr.} To be experienced by someone; happen to you. * /Tom said that if the chance to become a sailor ever came his way, he would take it./ * /I hope bad luck isn t coming our way./ * /Luck came Bill s way today and he hit a home run./ Compare …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come one's way — {v. phr.} To be experienced by someone; happen to you. * /Tom said that if the chance to become a sailor ever came his way, he would take it./ * /I hope bad luck isn t coming our way./ * /Luck came Bill s way today and he hit a home run./ Compare …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come\ one's\ way — v. phr. To be experienced by someone; happen to you. Tom said that if the chance to become a sailor ever came his way, he would take it. I hope bad luck isn t coming our way. Luck came Bill s way today and he hit a home run. Compare: go one s way …   Словарь американских идиом

  • way — or go one s way [wā] n. [ME < OE weg, akin to Ger < IE base * weĝh , to go > L vehere, to carry, ride, Gr ochos, wagon] 1. a means of passing from one place to another, as a road, highway, street or path [the Appian Way] 2. room or space …   English World dictionary

  • way — way1 [ weı ] noun count *** ▸ 1 method/manner ▸ 2 direction/distance ▸ 3 means of going in/out ▸ 4 area/position ▸ 5 situation/condition ▸ 6 aspect/attitude ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) a method for doing something: way (that): There are so many delicious… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • way — I UK [weɪ] / US noun [countable] Word forms way : singular way plural ways *** Other words meaning way: method a way of doing something that involves following a detailed plan: He has his own method of making coffee. means a way that makes it… …   English dictionary

  • way — /weɪ / (say way) noun 1. manner, mode, or fashion: a new way of looking at a matter; to reply in a polite way. 2. characteristic or habitual manner: that is only his way. 3. a course, plan, or means for attaining an end. 4. respect or particular …  

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