unforeseen circumstance

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A very few moments afterwards it was announced to the guests that an unforeseen circumstance rendered it necessary to put a premature close to the festival.
At this unforeseen circumstance Mrs Verloc abandoned her pose of idleness and irresponsibility.
WHEN the author of these little tales commenced them, it was her intention to form a short series of such stories as, it was hoped, might not be entirely without moral advantage; but unforeseen circumstances have prevented their completion, and, unwilling to delay the publication any longer, she commits them to the world in their present unfinished state, without any flattering anticipations of their reception.
His intention had been to be absent a year at the most, but a combination of unforeseen circumstances prevented his leaving the mines for nearly five.
My gorge had long since risen at the deed; the unforeseen circumstances had rendered it impossible from the first; but now I could afford to recognize the impossibility, and to think of Raffles and the asthmatic alike without a qualm.
AMERICAN captain Tom Lehman has finally admitted he made up his mind some time ago not to play in next month's Ryder Cup in Ireland - barring some "crazy, unforeseen circumstance.
The IRS concluded that Y's primary reason for the sale was an unforeseen circumstance (i.
The Fossilys are able to take a partial exclusion on their house because of the unforeseen circumstance of the disaster, and money received for contents is exempt from tax.
Sections have the authority to extend the accreditation of a currently-accredited camp for one year--but only for an unusual and unforeseen circumstance not related to the camp's normal compliance with best practices (e.
An event determined by the commissioner to be an unforeseen circumstance to the extent provided in published guidance of general applicability or in a ruling directed to a specific taxpayer.
Sections have the authority to extend the accreditation of a currently-accredited camp for one year -- but only for an unusual and unforeseen circumstance not related to the camp's normal compliance with best practices.