Definition of come at in English:

come at

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phrasal verb

  • come at someoneLaunch oneself at someone to attack them.

    ‘he shot an officer who came at him from behind’
    • ‘You can even lift opponents in the air, swing them around and then come at them in a vertical attack.’
    • ‘One theory is that a fly cannot cope with two threats at once, so coming at it with two hands, from opposite sides, often catches it out.’
    • ‘He could see him coming at him in his sleep for weeks after.’
    • ‘I found him coming at me, and I decided to show him the outside.’
    • ‘But he looked up, saw a couple of lumbering behemoths coming at him and calmly danced past them.’
    • ‘Whatever, it's coming at us every day, on programme after programme, bulletin after bulletin.’
    • ‘It seems the only way to stop someone coming at you to do your harm is to carry weapons of your own and never mind the stupid laws that don't do any good.’
    • ‘That's where they controlled the game and they'd just keep coming at you.’
    • ‘Armed police called to a York restaurant had to fire baton rounds at a man coming at them with a carving knife.’
    • ‘The only future I can see is the drunks coming at you at all times of the day and night.’