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What does "coming up" mean?

Vocabulary Word: coming up

1. Definition (expr.) happening soon, beginning in a short time

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2. Definition (v.) approaching; coming

Examples My birthday is coming up. I will be 50 years old.

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3. Definition (expr.) in the future; approaching

Examples My birthday is coming up this winter.

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4. Definition (expr.) coming soon, in a short time

Examples My birthday is coming up this month.

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5. Definition (expr.) happening soon

Examples The big game is coming up and I still don’t have tickets.

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6. Definition (n.) happening

Examples In the winter, we have to worry more about bad weather striking us.

Examples I like this beach. There’s a lot going on here.

Examples I can’t believe finals are coming up so soon. I’m not ready. I need to study so much more!

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