unexpected occurrence

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An unexpected occurrence forces me to ask my wife to have a little conversation with me; it is so rarely I make such a request, I am sure you cannot grudge it to me.
This unexpected occurrence," he said, "has caused us rather to lose sight of the original purpose of our journey.
Weller, in some degree abashed by the very unexpected occurrence of the incident.
I had imagined that I had reached the end of my adventures, but a very unexpected occurrence showed me that there were surprises still in store for me.
A fear of an unexpected occurrence almost at any given place persisted for a lot many years.
While it may be conceded that damage or loss of life or property may result if there will be no proper overhauling of the LRVs, it must be kept in mind that an emergency case contemplates a sudden, urgent, usually unexpected occurrence or occasion requiring immediate action.
The most frequent reason for withdrawal was death--not an unexpected occurrence in such an elderly and infirm group, Dr.
The resectoscope beak detachment in the bladder is a rare and unexpected occurrence.
To ensure that this unexpected occurrence did not affect our train deployment, LTA has been working closely with SMRT.
In an unexpected occurrence for the African Club of the Century and Egypt's biggest football giant, Al-Ahly SC sacked their Portuguese head coach Jose Peseiro after just 14 rounds of the Egyptian Premier League.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told Japan's parliament that the zone "can invite an unexpected occurrence and it is a very dangerous thing as well" - but the next day, Tokyo instructed Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airlines (ANA) to simply ignore the zone when flying through it.
The department had a very unexpected occurrence happen in its senior leadership, and it was a crucial juncture," Mr.