Venir Expressions

Venir - French verb to come
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French Phrases to Come

The French verb venir, “to come,” is found in many idiomatic expressions, including to reach, to manage to, and to come to blows. Learn these and dozens of other French expressions featuring venir.

venir à to come up to, reach
venir à bout de + infinitive to manage to, to succeed in
venir au monde to come into the world
venir chercher to call for, to come get
venir de to come from
venir de + infinitive (recent past)  to have just (done something)
venir jusqu’à to come (up) to, reach
venir tout seul to detach, unblock
   
___ à venir
dans les années à venir
les générations à venir
 ___ to come, future ___
in the years to come
future generations
aller et venir   to come and go, to pace
en venir à to come to, turn to, reach
en venir aux coups to come to blows
en venir aux mains to come to blows
faire venir (causative) to send for
y venir to come around, get used to
     
Ça va, ça vient.   You win some, you lose some; Easy come, easy go.
Ça va venir. It’ll come, It’ll happen.
Ça vient de ce que … It stems from the fact that…
De là vient que … The result (of this) is …
D’où vient que … ? How is it that … ?
Les idées ne viennent pas. I don’t have any ideas.
Où veux-tu en venir ? What are you getting/driving at?
S’il venait à + infinitive If he were to
Une idée m’est venue (à l’esprit) I had an idea, Something occurred to me
Viens vite ! Come quick! Hurry!

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