no accident

idiom

: something done deliberately
It is no accident that the assistant he hired is so good-looking.

Examples of no accident in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That was no accident, according to Sarah Longwell, a former Republican strategist and a founder of the Bulwark news site. Evan Osnos, The New Yorker, 4 Mar. 2024 But while the peanut butter cookie exposure wasn’t done deliberately, what happened in October of Carter’s sophomore year was no accident. Cara Lynn Shultz, Peoplemag, 28 Feb. 2024 Nor should it be confused with a third YSL, Yves Saint Laurent, which apparently has nothing to do with the case, but is so frequently referenced in rap that the acronym may be no accident. Bill Hochberg, Forbes, 27 Feb. 2024 If the white dress and black choker combo Megan Fox wore to the People’s Choice Awards on February 18 was giving you some Jennifer’s Body nostalgia, that was no accident. Kathleen Walsh, Glamour, 20 Feb. 2024 The aggressive banality of this new Apple Daily is no accident. Kate Knibbs, WIRED, 7 Feb. 2024 That's probably no accident, considering Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey had a hand in its creation. Josh Hendrickson, PCMAG, 6 Feb. 2024 Most prominent of these platforms was the increasingly popular website Common Sense, which didn’t expound on method but in terse boilerplate statements asserted that Castro’s death had been no accident, and repeated the catchphrase, Wake up, America, and dream. Elliot Ackerman, WIRED, 6 Feb. 2024 The shambolic and distinctly undemocratic system is no accident. TIME, 6 Feb. 2024

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“No accident.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/no%20accident. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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