as it happens

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

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

happen play happens
  1. : to occur by chance

  2. : to come into being or occur as an event, process, or result

  3. : to do, encounter, or attain something by or as if by chance


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