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Unhappen vs. Happen

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Unhappenverb

(intransitive) To cease to have happened; to undo itself.

‘I wish everything that happened between us could unhappen, and we could start again.’;

Happenverb

(intransitive) To occur or take place.

‘Let me tell you how it happened.’;

Happenverb

To happen to; to befall.

Happenverb

To do or occur by chance or unexpectedly.

‘Take an umbrella in case it happens to rain.’; ‘Do you happen to have an umbrella?’; ‘I happened to get wet.’;

Happenverb

or upon}} To encounter by chance.

Happenadverb

maybe, perhaps.

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Happenverb

To come by chance; to come without previous expectation; to fall out.

‘There shall no evil happen to the just.’;

Happenverb

To take place; to occur.

‘All these things which had happened.’;

Happenverb

come to pass;

‘What is happening?’; ‘The meeting took place off without an incidence’; ‘Nothing occurred that seemed important’;

Happenverb

happen, occur, or be the case in the course of events or by chance;

‘It happens that today is my birthday’; ‘These things befell’;

Happenverb

chance to be or do something, without intention or causation;

‘I happen to have just what you need!’;

Happenverb

come into being; become reality;

‘Her dream really materialized’;

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Happenverb

come upon, as if by accident; meet with;

‘We find this idea in Plato’; ‘I happened upon the most wonderful bakery not very far from here’; ‘She chanced upon an interesting book in the bookstore the other day’;

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