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It was a freak occurrence, totally unexpected - 99 times out of 100 the riders would have been able to straighten the horses and keep on the course.
Martinez's verdict to try and dismiss Eddie Howe's side's last-gasp leveller as a freak occurrence could be seen as a clever tactic when it comes to deflecting away blame.
Saturday's result can't be painted as a freak occurrence as such meltdowns have become all too common for the Dublin hurlers in recent years.
China's weather bureau said a tornado had buffeted the area where the ship was cruising, a freak occurrence in a country where twisters can happen but are uncommon.
China's weather bureau said a tornado buffeted the area where the ship was cruising, a freak occurrence in a country where twisters can happen but are uncommon.
I can assure them that this was a freak occurrence and no-one regrets that it happened more than me.
Lara welcomed improved safety measures in cricket, but said the sport couldn't lose aggression, implying that when there's competition not every freak occurrence could be safeguarded against.
King's own goal was a freak occurrence, but Clark felt Blues lost their cool in the run -up to it.
My role is only a small one but it's important to the setting up of the story which tells of how, after a freak occurrence re-animates thousands of dead people one night, all these zombies have to be rehabilitated back into society somehow," says the 41-year-old Burry Port man, adding that he's also got a role in "a long running ITV series" also in the pipeline.
This was a freak occurrence due to drug use, and no facts show that the residents knew Darling.
Such assaults are not a freak occurrence but are matters of daily life in communities where notions of law and order, let alone basic human decency, have broken down.