Come by and Get

Come by

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Come by verb – To receive as return for effort.
Usage example: a literary award like that isn't easy to come by

Get is a synonym for come by in acquire topic. In some cases you can use "Get" instead a verb "Come by", when it comes to topics like obtain.
Synonyms for Come by

Get

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Get verb – To receive as return for effort.
Usage example: got an A on his final paper

Come by is a synonym for get in acquire topic. You can use "Come by" instead a verb "Get", if it concerns topics such as obtain, achieve.
Nearby Word: getting
Synonyms for Get
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Get and Come by. (2016). Retrieved 2021, June 13, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/come_by/get
Come by & Get. N.p., 2016. Web. 13 Jun. 2021. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/come_by/get>.
Get or Come by. 2016. Accessed June 13, 2021. https://thesaurus.plus/related/come_by/get.

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