Vietnamese English Dictionary

Tiếng Việt - English

xảy ra in English:

1. 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.

English word "xảy ra"(happen) occurs in sets:

500 động từ tiếng Anh 301 - 325

2. happen to

the worst thing that can happen to a man like him
If you happen to spill, wipe off immediately.