as it happens
Definition of as it happens
—used to introduce something that is true by chance As it happens, I know his brother.
Word by Word Definitions
: to come into being or occur as an event, process, or result
: to do, encounter, or attain something by or as if by chance
: to meet or discover something by chance
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