happen

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈhæpən/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈhæpən/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(hapən)


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happen

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
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  1. happened [yesterday, last year]
  2. happens [sometimes, all the time]
  3. [never, always, usually] happens
  4. happened [four] times
  5. will happen [tomorrow, next year]
  6. happened by [accident, chance, itself]
  7. [going, likely, waiting] to happen
  8. these things (can) happen
  9. can happen to anyone
  10. what can happen when
  11. can happen anywhere, anytime
  12. make it happen
  13. it [could, will, might] happen to you
  14. [it, this] always happens to me
  15. has [not, never] happened to me
  16. this keeps happening (to me)
  17. what's happening (to me)?
  18. happened at [work, school, home]
  19. happened over [time, the course of a year]
  20. if you happen to [come across, find, go]
  21. [if, in case] you happen to
  22. happen to [know, think, do, have]
  23. (just) happened to [notice, see, be passing]
  24. it just so happens (that)
  25. as it happens, I [have, did]
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