come up with

come up with  {v. phr.}
1. To offer.
We can always depend on John Smith to come up with a good solution for any problem we might have.
2. To produce on demand.
I won't be able to buy this car, because I cannot come up with the down payment you require.
3. To find.
How on earth did you come up with such a brilliant idea?
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