Phrasal Verb 'Come up'

We have 4 phrasal verb definitions related to 'Come up'.

Come up


Example: I'll be late home tonight because something's COME UP at work has to be ready for tomorrow morning.

Come up

Rise (the sun)

Example: The sun CAME UP just as we reached the outskirts of the town.

Come up against

Encounter problems or difficulties

Example: They CAME UP AGAINST a lot of opposition to their plans for an out-of-town supermarket development.

Come up with

Think of a solution, excuse, etc.

Example: Nobody could COME UP WITH a satisfactory explanation for the accident.