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English verb: bechance

1. bechance (change) become of; happen to


SamplesHe promised that no harm would befall her.
What has become of my children?.


Synonymsbefall, betide


Pattern of useSomething ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)come about, fall out, go on, hap, happen, occur, pass, pass off, take place

2. bechance (change) happen, occur, or be the case in the course of events or by chance


SamplesIt happens that today is my birthday.
These things befell.


Synonymsbefall, happen


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)come about, fall out, go on, hap, happen, occur, pass, pass off, take place


Verb grouphappen









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