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happen into
happen into ,
happen

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happen into [phrasal verb]
happen into (a place) US : to enter (a place) by chance

She happened into the room just as the music started.

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Main Entry:happen

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  • happen on — happen (up)on (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To find or meet by chance: bump into, chance on (or upon), come across, come on (or upon), find, light on (or upon), run across, run into, stumble on (or upon), tumble on. Archaic: alight on (or upon).… …   English dictionary for students

  • happen — [v] come to pass; occur appear, arise, arrive, become a fact, become known, become of, befall, be found, betide, bump, chance, come about, come after, come into being, come into existence, come off, crop up*, develop, down, ensue, eventuate, fall …   New thesaurus

  • into action — to an active state They had already put the plan into action. [=started using the plan] Firefighters are ready to leap/spring/swing into action [=quickly start working] at a moment s notice. ◇ When people or things are called into action, they a …   Useful english dictionary

  • into each life some rain must fall — This means that bad or unfortunate things will happen to everyone at some time …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • happen — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. befall, eventuate, occur. See chance, occurrence. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To be by chance] Syn. come up, come about, turn up, crop up, chance, stumble upon, light upon, occur unexpectedly, come face to …   English dictionary for students

  • happen — intransitive verb (happened; happening) Etymology: Middle English, from hap Date: 14th century 1. to occur by chance often used with it < it so happens I m going your way > 2. to come into being or occur as an event, process, or result < mistakes …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Into the West (TV miniseries) — Infobox Television Film bgcolour = name = Into the West image sized = image size = caption = The DVD packaging for Into the West format = Western runtime = 552 minutes creator = director = Robert Dornhelm Simon Wincer Sergio Mimica Gezzan Michael …   Wikipedia