Come by

Do you know the English expression “to come by“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Ian: I haven’t seen many vegetables in the shops these days.

Helen: I know. The bad weather has made them hard to come by.

Does it mean:

a) buy something

b) watch something

c) manage to get something

d) see something

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: c) manage to get something