happen happen  /ˈhæ pən/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) come to pass
  2. (v) happen, occur, or be the case in the course of events or by chance
  3. (v) chance to be or do something, without intention or causation
  4. (v) come into being; become reality
  5. (v) come upon, as if by accident; meet with

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Those girls, white, middle-class and taken from neighborhoods where those kinds of things don't happen, you've heard of them.
  2. Normally, large-scale disaster drills, which happen weekly across the country, are designed for professional rescuers, emergency managers and politicians.
  3. Would happen 74% Would not happen 24% No opinion 2%.

News

  1. Bully Ray Is the Best Thing to Happen to TNA's Impact Wrestling, Period

    Bully Ray is the best thing to happen to Impact in a long time. From being a part of one of the greatest and most decorated tag teams in wrestling history to reinventing himself into a singles superstar, Ray has proven that with desire, the willingness to take chances and a little bit of creativity, if you really want something bad enough, it's there for the taking. My hat's off to you, Sir Ray ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. Le Mans just needs to hurry up and happen.

    Le Mans just needs to hurry up and happen. I can't wait any more.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Jalopnik

  3. "The renaissance of brand advertising will happen on mobile, and the ads will be native. As a nearly..."

    “The renaissance of brand advertising will happen on mobile, and the ads will be native. As a nearly 20-year veteran of the consumer Internet industry, I’ve seen two real innovations in advertising: The first was search, and the second is native. The next generation of mobile-first Web design is about feeds and streams, not columns, banners and boxes. The user consumption paradigm on mobile is ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: CyberJournalist.net

Quotes

  1. "There's no way I can hit a 7-iron 175. Not gonna happen, no matter how hard the wind's blowing," Goydos said. "Maybe at the British where the ball lands at 140 and bounces to 170. And I hit a 7-iron as good as I could hit it."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Paul Goydos Source: The Canadian Press

  2. "It was my first headed goal - and I don't think it will happen again," he said. "But it was great. It just slipped off my bald head and went into the net."
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Wesley Sneijder Source: The Guardian

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