sudden happening

See: accident
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Hoodfar's release was not a sudden happening, as was evident from the fact that her Canadian niece, Amanda Ghahremani, was in Oman to greet her.
This is not a sudden happening and I want to say that you have been witnessing this agitation at Nagri since the last seven months.
But Moldgreen's demise was not a sudden happening, as chairman Dean Heywood explained: "Dropping out of the National Conference League was a major loss for us.
2 : a sudden happening that causes suffering or loss <The dog's death was a severe blow.
Why is this all of a sudden happening to us, going back to that bad feeling that we had last year with getting our butt whooped?