come across (2)
Meaning: If somebody comes across as being a certain type of person, they appear that way to other people.Synonym: appear, seem, come over
- come across When you first meet Chris he comes across as being a bit stupid, but he's actually a very smart guy.
- come across Most people in this country come across as being shy and reserved, but it's just the way people behave here.
When you're applying for a job, a lot depends on how you come across