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, in one's favor

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • come one's way — ► come one s way happen or become available to one. Main Entry: ↑way …   English terms dictionary

  • come one's way — phrasal also come one s ways : to fall to one s lot * * * happen or become available to one he did whatever jobs came his way …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 — happen or become available to one. → way …   English new terms dictionary

  • come one's way — happen along the way, occur by chance; be lucky, it is his lucky hour …   English contemporary dictionary

  • To come one's way — Way Way, n. [OE. wey, way, AS. weg; akin to OS., D., OHG., & G. weg, Icel. vegr, Sw. v[ a]g, Dan. vei, Goth. wigs, L. via, and AS. wegan to move, L. vehere to carry, Skr. vah. [root]136. Cf. {Convex}, {Inveigh}, {Vehicle}, {Vex}, {Via}, {Voyage} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • come a long way — phrasal : to make progress : succeed he s come a long way since he left the boat at Ellis Island * * * come a long way phrase to improve a lot, or to make a lot of progress Computers have come a long way since the huge mainframes of the 1950s.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • come one's ways — phrasal see come one s way …   Useful english dictionary

  • To go one's way — Way Way, n. [OE. wey, way, AS. weg; akin to OS., D., OHG., & G. weg, Icel. vegr, Sw. v[ a]g, Dan. vei, Goth. wigs, L. via, and AS. wegan to move, L. vehere to carry, Skr. vah. [root]136. Cf. {Convex}, {Inveigh}, {Vehicle}, {Vex}, {Via}, {Voyage} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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