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Happen

Happening

keyword: Happened
A Bitter Pill To Swallow »
(it is difficult to accept but necessary because of what happened...)


A Chip On Your Shoulder »
(angry because of what happened in the past...)


A Credit To Someone Or Something »
(it happened because of the good qualities of that person...)


A Crying Shame »
(it is very sad that it happened...)


A Dream Come True »
(a wonderful thing which one had wished for has really happened...)


A Feather In One's Cap »
(what happened makes one feel proud and look good to others...)


A Foregone Conclusion »
(one knew that it would happened even before it happened...)


A Miscarriage Of Justice »
(what happened was totally unfair...)


A Sign Of Things To Come »
(the thing that happened will happen more often in the future...)


A Stroke Of Luck »
(one lucky thing happened, which helped a lot...)


A Travesty Of Justice »
(what happened was terribly unfair; it is so unfair that we must doubt in our system...)


After The Fact »
(after the thing already happened...)


All Night Long »
(it happened during the entire evening; it did not stop happening during the night...)


All Of A Sudden »
(suddenly; it happened quickly and was not expected...)


All Over Again »
(it happened again, just like the first time...)


All's Well That Ends Well »
(the name of a play written by Shakespeare; as long as the ending is good, what happened before is good too...)


Be The Straw That Broke The Camel's Back »
(the last thing that happened after which one said "no more"...)


Behind Your Back »
(it happened without one knowing about it; they kept it a secret...)


Chalk Something Up To Something »
(say that that is why it happened...)


Escape Someone's Notice »
(one did not notice that it happened...)


Explain It Away »
(finding different reasons to explain why it happened...)


Extending Our Sympathy »
(telling you that we feel sad about what happened...)


Extenuating Circumstances »
(something unusual happened which changed the situation...)


Fill Someone In On Someone Or Something »
(tell one about it, let one know that it happened...)


For No Good Reason »
(there is no good reason to explain why it happened...)


Free And Clear »
(not guilty; not held responsible for what happened...)


Get A Taste Of One's Own Medicine »
(the bad thing one does to others has now happened to oneself...)


Get Down To The Facts »
(talk about what really happened; stop wasting time talking about opinions...)


Get The Facts Straight »
(one is clear about what has happened; one knows the information...)


Get The Worst Of Something »
(this one was effected most badly by what happened...)


Get To The Bottom Of Something »
(find out the truth about what has happened...)


Get Wind Of Something »
(learn that something has happened...)


Get Worked Up Over Something »
(get angry or upset about what happened...)


Have A Brush With Something »
(that thing almost happened...)


Have A Chip On One's Shoulder »
(one is upset about something that happened in the past...)


Have A Close Call »
(something bad almost happened...)


Implicate Someone In Something »
(say that person is involved in what happened...)


In A Split Second »
(it happened extremely quickly...)


In Retrospect »
(looking back on what happened...)


Jog My Memory »
(help that person to remember something; something happened which made one recall...)


Join The Club »
(the same thing happened to us, too...)


Just A Stone's Throw Away From Something »
(very near to it; it very nearly happened...)


Just As I Expected »
(I was correct; it happened as I expected it would happen...)


Never Been So Lucky »
(something very fortunate happened...)


No News Is Good News »
(if something bad happened, we would probably hear about it...)


Nose Out Of Joint »
(upset about what happened...)


Pass The Buck »
(blame what happened on someone else...)


Paying The Price »
(suffering for what was happened...)


Pin Something On Someone »
(blame one for what happened...)


Saving Grace »
(a good thing happened, even though bad things also happened...)


The Stars Were All Lined Up »
(a number of things happened which were needed for the perfect result...)


Under Someone's Very Nose »
(that person was nearby when it happened; that person did not stop it from happening...)


What One Doesn't Know Won't Hurt One »
(it would cause more trouble if that person knew what happened...)


What's Done Is Done »
(We must accept that it happened...)


When It Rains, It Pours »
(it hasn't happened for a long time, and then it happens all at once...)


Without Rhyme Or Reason »
(There was no good or logical reason for what was done; there was no good reason why it happened...)


Write Someone Or Something Up »
(Make an official document of what happened or what someone did wrong...)


Years Running »
(the same thing has happened for consecutive years) non-stop...)


You Scared The Pants Off Of Me »
(I was not prepared for what happened and it frightened me...)




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