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Synonyms for happen



happen on or upon something

Synonyms for happen

to take place by chance

happen on: to find or meet by chance

Synonyms for happen

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We have thus prevented an increase in the costs of allowing things to happen by preventing them from happening even though we never allowed them in the first place.
happens (that) you're just better off ignoring it," he said.
Japan: Are you aware of such a possibility, and if so, what will you do if a situation not unlike the above happens to your troops?
What may happen and therefore may be the case is an accident that has not yet happened and is not and may never be the case and is therefore a difficulty no one can do away with.
One, the rational-thinking mode, happens during low emotional arousal states, whereas the second, the experiential-thinking mode, occurs during states of high stress and emotional arousal, such as would occur during an officer-involved shooting.
When things come into the crowded human world, this happens.
She does not include this behavior in her description of what happens between the rime the other girls whisper and when they make fun of her, evidence of a lack of if/then, causal reasoning.
And that's why those people are crazy when they said what would happen to Portland.
Miracles don't just happen on 34th Street; they can happen right under your nose.
Most of these losses would not happen in less prosperous times when people are focusing on their businesses rather than on making more money," Person says.
They are obliged by law to provide charity care to those who don't have money; so there is a method in play for the extraordinary events that happen to a man.
What would happen if, as a manager, you couldn't empower employees to make them more proactive in the pursuit of Total Quality?
A Swan Hunter spokesman said: "The work force want it to happen, the task force wants it to happen, Industry Minister Stephen Byers wants it to happen and we want it to happen.
Never, never, never assume that it can't or won't happen to you.