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    Dear teachers

    I can't understand the meaning of 'come into' in the following passage:

    I was born under the Blue Ridge, and under that side which is blue in the evening light, in a wild land of game
    and forest and rushing waters. There, on the borders of a creek that runs into the Yadkin River, in a cabin that
    was chinked with red mud, I came into the world a subject of King George the Third, in that part of his realm
    known as the province of North Carolina.
    Could you comment on it?

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    When a baby comes into the world, it is born.

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    Still not quite clear.

    He was born a subject of King George?

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    Yes. See meaning 5 here.

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