Example sentences of "just happen to " in BNC.

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31 Meanwhile Sir Clifford has engaged a nurse , Mrs Bolton … who just happens to be the village gossip .
32 Mine is not an isolated instance , it just happens to be the most famous , because it 's the first time such persecution has been exported to a western country .
33 McInally 's agent just happens to be Denis Roache .
34 But that 's , but that 's what I mean , they 're making , they 're saying let's make , when the white people make films black and white people watch them , they 're not specifically made for white people , not specifically made for black people , it just happens to be white actors .
35 Whereas normally people would have , in the O U P , U K , which just happens to be 6 out of 31 .
36 But these just happen to be his , he ca n't ‘ prescribe ’ them ‘ for art ’ ; what he wants to say must come to terms with what the form allows him ; art refuses to be imposed upon , to be dictated to , and Dostoevsky 's dictum will stand .
37 Earthworms are the main item in a badger 's diet and cow grazing pastures just happen to be a good source of earthworms .
38 As with the intertidal communities , coral reefs flourish in regions that just happen to be especially favoured .
39 What is in question is the comfortable argument that socially acceptable forms of work organisation always just happen to be those that are the most efficient .
40 You know , just happen to be passing when they 're going out of school . ’
41 ‘ I just happen to be the exception . ’
42 Fil continues : ‘ We just happen to be in this bit … ( much laughter ) … of no money and knowing what it 's like to have no prospects .
43 And they just happen to be two of the best tracks .
44 And they just happen to be attached to a saint !
45 I was received as a thief , a well-mannered rapist , bucketless car-washer , double-glazing runner , not to mention corrupt informant that some of them tiles is loose , Ma 'm , and we just happen to be in the area with a long ladder so why not call it eighty quid ?
46 Very often , these mutually unintelligible and exclusive ethnic cultures just happen to be the same as the groups which common sense tells us are ‘ races ’ .
47 Endless ads have been Green or organic , from the guy who rips his plans up to wreck the countryside and earns himself a beer , to the couple in the deodorant ad who just happen to be frolicking naked in the forest with camouflage make-up .
48 We just happen to be more lucky at laying hands on them than most .
49 It helps if you play for Swindon Town , or just happen to be a Formula One motor racing champion , but could we persuade Peter to add a Television Presenter to his collection ?
50 And some of them are good fun pop in their own right they just happen to be done in a foreign language and with different cultural influences .
51 They will doubtless say we are lucky , but we just happen to be house-owners with a steady income , like millions of others .
52 They just happen to be transmitted differently . ’
53 and you just happen to be taller and heavier than James
54 Both men had leapt to their feet and had been restrained from using violence by the mates of the shop steward , who just happened to be on hand .
55 One of the two witnesses , who also just happened to be the convener , Fred Clasper , claimed that a second warning note was unjustified as the foreman had been knocked down unintentionally .
56 BBS seriously considered firing Hopper ; the pressure of moving a production team of twenty-three people from state to state , writing the script on the run and persuading innocent citizens of the United States of America who just happened to be passing at the time to appear in the movie , was a heavy burden for all .
57 Maybe it was n't even him that took my bag — maybe it was one of those American tourists or someone I did n't even see , and Dayglo here — Vern — just happened to be running along the wharf .
58 They just put me up for it and I just happened to be about at the time .
59 ‘ I just happened to be around some great players and be part of a great team ’ , he said with typical modesty .
60 To get the tickets you had to sign up for a complete tour and hospitality package , available through Travelforce , a travel agency in Durban — of which the then President of the Natal Rugby Union , and member of the Executive of the ( former ) SARB , just happened to be a director .
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