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happen

US [ˈhæpən]
UK ['hæpən]
  • v.发生;出现;向对方表示异议或不悦等
  • linkv.碰巧;恰好
  • Web偶然;事情发生;事情做主语
Simple Present:happens  Present Participle:happening  Past Tense:happened  
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v.
1.
[i]
(尤指偶然)发生,出现to take place, especially without being planned
You'll never guess what's happened!
你根本猜不到出了什么事!
Accidents like this happen all the time.
此类事故经常发生。
Let's see what happens next week.
咱们等着瞧下一周会怎么样。
I'll be there whatever happens .
不管发生什么事我都会到那儿的。
I don't know how this happened.
我不知道这事怎么发生的。
2.
[i]
(作为结果)出现,发生to take place as the result of sth
She pressed the button but nothing happened.
她按下按钮,但什么反应也没有。
What happens if nobody comes to the party?
要是没有人来参加聚会,会怎么样呢?
Just plug it in and see what happens .
就把插头插上,看看会怎么样。
3.
[t]
~ to be/do sth
(向对方表示异议或不悦等)used to tell sb sth, especially when you are disagreeing with them or annoyed by what they have said
That happens to be my mother you're talking about!
你们谈论的是我母亲!
linkv.
1.
碰巧;恰好to do or be sth by chance
She happened to be out when we called.
我们打电话时她刚巧不在家。
You don't happen to know his name, do you?
你不会碰巧知道他的名字吧?
It happened that she was out when we called.
我们打电话时她刚巧不在家。

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