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passieren in English:

1. pass pass


Pass the salt, please.
During the test, she felt very sick, so she got a pass to go to the toilet.
You can't enter here unless you have a pass.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God.
You may be able to pass unnoticed in a city, but in a village that's not possible.
Go straight down the road, and when you pass the traffic light you're there.
I passed all my classes this year but I wanted to get higher marks.
The patient may pass away at any moment.
I got my driver's license on the second time I tried to pass the driver's test.
Pass on, please, and do not obstruct the way.
I have a whole box of cigars ready to pass out when my son is born.
This is a golden opportunity we'd be stupid to pass up. Let's get to work and finish it all in one fell swoop.
Was your mock exam score this time within the pass range for your preferred school?
He killed time in a coffee shop watching girls pass by.
I think you fall well within 'cute girl'. You'd easily go and pass in his judgement.

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2. happen happen


If you know that something unpleasant will happen, that you will go to the dentist for example, or to France, then that is not good.
what's happening?
He was so healthy up to the minute of his sudden death. You really never know what might happen next.
Suppose there was a worldwide oil shortage in ten years' time. What would happen to the industrialised countries?
If a tree falls in a forest and nobody hears it, did it happen? If a man speaks his mind in a forest, and no woman hears him, is he still wrong?
There are many uses of the 'present tense' of Japanese grammar which indicate things yet to happen.
How does it happen that you were not eaten up with all those hundreds and trillions of cats?
I'm sorry, but do you happen to have the key to that machine over there? My croissant is stuck.
I just got a great job because of an introduction from a friend. Sometimes things happen when you least expect it.
Wealth comes to those who make things happen, not to those who let things happen.
That shan't happen again, Fortunatus said to himself, and they started to ride at each other again. This time, Fortunatus's spear met his foe so powerfully that he flew from his horse like a ball and lay dead on the earth.
(be) Tom happened ... at Alan's when I called in so I invited him to our party as well.
To my chief strategist, David Axelrod, who's been a partner with me every step of the way. To the best campaign team ever assembled in the history of politics! You made this happen, and I am forever grateful for what you've sacrificed to get it done.

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