come upon

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Related to come upon: shy away from, look to, come through, in view of
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Finding themselves among the 1,500 unlucky passengers and crew who went into the icy waters, Jack and Rose come upon a floating piece of furniture large enough to provide a raft for only one of them.
I'm drawn back to pictures of the Market Street installation, for example [in Venice, California, in 1980], and to what it might have been like just to come upon it.