happen on/upon sth/sb Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
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happen on/upon sth/sb

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phrasal verb with happen uk   us   /ˈhæp.ən/ verb [I]
to find or meet something or someone by chance: Eventually they happened on a road leading across the desert.
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