Definition

(I) happened to be (there): (I was there) by chance, by coincidence idiom
I'm so lucky, there happened to be an extra concert ticket, so I could go with them.
She happened to be on the same bus: By chance, by coincidence she was on the same bus idiom
  • "Everybody has a passion in life, and yours just happens to be perfumes."
  • "I'm joined in the cockpit by my co-pilot in training, Randy Williams. Randy happens to be blind, but we're happy to have him with us on his first flight."
  • "Today happens to be my birthday."
  • "A quick-thinking pedestrian, who happened to pass by just as the suspicious youths entered the bank, helped police solve the crime in record time."
  • "Randy happens to be blind, but we're happy to have him with us on his first flight."
  • "As a result of the operation, Mr. Connors was physically unable to drive his own car, due to the bandages covering his eyes, which is why Mr. Marron happened to be at the wheel."

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