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    Dear all,

    What is the meaning of "came to me" in the following context:

    A girl to a group of girlfriends: You guys came to me atrocious, especially you Kendra, seriously.


    Thanks a lot.

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    No idea?

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    This is street slang. A sort of attack, probably verbal but I am not sure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by apex2000 View Post
    This is street slang. A sort of attack, probably verbal but I am not sure.

    I know the meaning of "atrocious" but I don't know the meaning the whole expression "come to me atrocious"

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    Maybe you could give us more context? It seems most members don't use this expression, since nobody has explained it yet. But with more context, who knows.

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    Quote Originally Posted by maiabulela View Post
    Dear all,

    What is the meaning of "came to me" in the following context:

    A girl to a group of girlfriends: You guys came to me atrocious, especially you Kendra, seriously.


    Thanks a lot.
    Are you sure it wasn't "came to be atrocious"? - as in, "became atrocious in the way you were acting."
    It still sounds strange.

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    Quote Originally Posted by birdeen's call View Post
    Maybe you could give us more context? It seems most members don't use this expression, since nobody has explained it yet. But with more context, who knows.

    context like what? There are 4 girls in car. One of them said that. That was the begining of the scene. I wish I can provide more context.

    Thanks anyway.

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    Can atrocious ny anymeans mean "out of fashion" or something. I think She was refering to their look because they were going to New York to attend fashion week.

    I hope that helps.

    Thanks.

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    The girl seems to be referring to some kind of behavior, am I right? How did or do other girls, especially Kendra, behave? Did they say something nasty?

    PS: I answered before the last post appeared. That's what I meant by more context. I don't know the answer though.

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    If I heard it in a context where it seemed to make sense to the speaker, I'd assume it meant 'came across to me as atrocious', that is 'seemed to me to be/struck me as atorcious'. But it's not a pair of ellipses that I've ever met - sometimes the 'as' is ellipted, but not - in my experience - the 'across'.

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