unfortunate occurrence

See: misfortune
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Charles May afterward related the unfortunate occurrence to his wife and explained that he had apologized to the son for the hasty blow, but without avail; the young man not only rejected his overtures, but refused to withdraw his terrible threat.
No one was more annoyed by this unfortunate occurrence than Ben Jones.
I trust monsieur has not judged me," she said, "by the unfortunate occurrence of Tuesday evening.
Crisparkle, 'your sister is aware that I have repeatedly urged you to make some kind of apology for that unfortunate occurrence which befell on the night of your arrival here.
We have little doubt that we should have been enabled to present it to our readers, but for a most unfortunate occurrence.
Since then, sir," he went on after a brief pause--"Since then, owing to an unfortunate occurrence and through information given by evil- intentioned persons--in all which Darya Frantsovna took a leading part on the pretext that she had been treated with want of respect--since then my daughter Sofya Semyonovna has been forced to take a yellow ticket, and owing to that she is unable to go on living with us.
Law Enforcement Agencies are yet to conclude their investigation into this unfortunate occurrence including the identification of the owner of the unattended bag.
The unfortunate occurrence also exposes the unending claims of the organizations working for protection of children and the other members of the Civil Society mandated to protect and ensure the welfare of the innocent progeny of our society.
We look forward to the conclusion of this unfortunate occurrence and will fully assist the disciplinary panel of the British Horseracing Authority with their hearing, answer any outstanding questions and accept their decision on the matter.
In its statement, the school expressed grief at the incident, adding that this was the first unfortunate occurrence there during its 15 years of operation.
Despite the unfortunate occurrence that the Tonys aired on yontif, I was able to watch the show at a friend's apartment by virtue of the fact that the TV just happened to be tuned into CBS.