come up with = think of
- Andrew always comes up with great ideas about how to spend our time together.
- I have come up with a nice plan for our problem.
- The commitee will have to come up with new suggestions about how to help the company.
- The director of the company came up with a proposal.
- He couldn't come up with a reasonable excuse why he had come home so late.
- Sometimes it is difficult to come up with an explanation why someone has a disease.
- You 'd better come up with an answer to my question by tomorrow.
- I was very upset because he came up with a very rude reply.
- We must come up with new ways and methods to save energy.