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turn of events

a new ​development or ​change in a ​situation: Salazar did not like this turn of ​events, but he ​accepted his new ​assignment.
(Definition of turn of events from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “turn of events”
in Chinese (Simplified) 事态的变化…
in Chinese (Traditional) 事態的變化…
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