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Translation of "happen" - English-Turkish dictionary

happen

verb [I]     /ˈhæpən/
EXIST
A2 If an event or situation happens, it exists or starts to be done, usually by chance. meydana gelmek, olmak, vuku bulmak Were you anywhere nearby when the accident happened? We can't let a mistake like this happen again.Occurring and happening
RESULT
A2 to be the result of an action, situation, or event that someone or something experiences olmak, başına gelmek, yaşamak, tecrübe etmek Did you hear what happened to Jamie last night? What happens if we can't get enough tickets?Occurring and happening
happen to do sth
to do something by chance bir şeyin tesadüfen olması If you happen to see Peter, say "hi" for me. You don't happen to know her phone number, do you?Chance and randomness
as it happens; it so happens
something that you say in order to introduce a surprising fact tesadüfen, şans eseri, rastlantı olarak As it happens, her birthday is the day after mine.Chance and randomness
(Definition of happen from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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