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  • v. Simple past of come out.


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  • Team Two was stationed halfway down the third-level corridor, ready to ambush Locke when he came out the door.

    The Ark

  • She had become a hunter of those quicksilver flashes of genius that entered the soul and came out the fingers—the enchantment, the draíocht.


  • Shortly thereafter, Blaire Allison came out and she quickly intuited who my classmates were the other student was a happy, curly-haired youth in his midtwenties, and she led us down the hallway of dance studios, until we came to our own little boxlike studio.

    The Double Life is Twice as Good

  • Little Fay Ann, just learning to speak, could not quite manage the word, which came out as “Buzzer.”

    First Man

  • On April 22, 2001, the Buffalo News came out with a photo of Afrika standing alone in the open, contaminated lot.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • The BIGs finally donned, the astronauts squeezed through the small hatch; as the commander, Neil came out last.

    First Man

  • I had two training partners, Bill Nemes and my old opponent, David Leslie, who came out of his own retirement from the ring to work with me.

    The Double Life is Twice as Good

  • Mrs. Gorsich presently came out of the kitchen with a tray containing a silver teapot, two china cups on saucers, two silver teaspoons, a small pitcher of cream, and a crystal bowl of raw sugar, a tiny spoon sticking out of it.

    The Huckleberry Murders

  • I then have this poetic thought of how Bowie was the man who fell to earth, and how Manson is his dark mirror—the man who came out of the earth, the suburban earth of Middle America, born Brian Warner and vomited out of his Christian-school upbringing, the child of a Vietnam vet.

    The Double Life is Twice as Good

  • Just after eight, one of the doctors came out and led them back into the ER, to a curtained alcove where Chago lay on a gurney.



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