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happen

verb   /ˈhæp·ən/
A2 If an event or situation happens, it exists or starts to be done. ocurrir Accidents can happen to anyone. We can’t let a mistake like this happen again. Did you hear what happened to Jamie?
A2 to be the result of an action, situation, or event that someone or something experiences ocurrir What happens if we miss the flight?
(Definition of happen from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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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