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Spanish translation of “happen”

happen

verb /ˈhӕpən/
to take place or occur ; to occur by chance
ocurrir , pasar , acontecer
What happened next? It just so happens / As it happens , I have the key in my pocket .
(usually with to) to be done to (a person , thing etc)
pasarle/ocurrirle/acontecerle (a alguien/algo)
She’s late – something must have happened to her.
to do or be by chance
dar la casualidad ; resultar que
I happened to find him He happens to be my friend .
happening noun an occurrence
acontecimiento
strange happenings .
happen on phrasal verb ( happen upon) to find by chance
dar con
He happened upon the perfect solution to the problem just as he was about to give up his research .
(Definition of happen from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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