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    "come what may"

    Hi there.
    I am reading a book ,and I can not resolve a phrase: Here are the passage:
    (Two people are talking together in order to eliminate third person)


    You must leave that to me.I have already arranged what is to occur.There is only one point on which I must insist.You must not interfere , come what may. you understand?
    Can anybody describe the meaning of "come what may" in that context?Thanks in advance!
    Last edited by kiralik_katil; 25-Sep-2009 at 23:26. Reason: missing word


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    Re: "come what may"

    Quote Originally Posted by kiralik_katil View Post
    Hi there.
    I am reading a book ,and I can not resolve a phrase: Here are the passage:
    (Two people are talking together in order to eliminate third person)

    You must leave that to me. I have already arranged what is to occur.There is only one point on which I must insist.You must not interfere, come what may. You understand?
    Can anybody describe the meaning of "come what may" in that context?Thanks in advance!
    Come what may. - It means that it does not matter what happens or "whatever happens".

    Whatever happens, you must not interfere.
    It doesn't matter what happens. You must not interfere.
    No matter what happens, you must not interfere.
    Come what may, you must not interfere.
    You must not interfere, come what may.

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