English version

come down to somebody/something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcome down to somebody/something phrasal verb1 RESULTif a complicated situation or problem comes down to something, that is the single most important thing It all comes down to money in the end.2 SURVIVEif something old has come down to you, it has been passed between people over a long period of time until you have it The text which has come down to us is only a fragment of the original. come→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
come down to What it comes down to is who is going to be the best on the basketball court for us.Yes, it's a pretty shaky alibi when you come down to it.But why else are so many games coming down to the final seconds this year?So we come down to the pivotal question of what quality management is to be based on.
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Verb table
come
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycome
he, she, itcomes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycame
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave come
he, she, ithas come
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad come
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill come
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have come
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam coming
he, she, itis coming
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you, we, theyare coming
Past
I, he, she, itwas coming
you, we, theywere coming
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been coming
he, she, ithas been coming
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been coming
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be coming
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been coming
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