Example sentences of "[pron] just happened " in BNC.Previous page Next page
|Caught by the uplift of hot air from the fluorescent tubes , all the smoke was drawn into the hood and onto the water 's surface , which just happened to have a protein skimmer waiting to mix it into solution .
|Spooner 's idea came from an invitation by his actor-neighbour , Jim Dale , to visit the set of the latest Carry On … film at Pinewood — which just happened to be Carry On Cleo .
|I was n't inclined to linger anyway ; the day I arrived I caught a bus in the square which just happened to have Collioure on the front .
|Singly and in groups , in a variety of motorised transport , ranging from thirty-ton sixteen wheelers to private cars , they were converging on their Operations HQ — which just happened to bear a remarkable resemblance to the County Sheriff 's office in Rockford !
|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 .
|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 .
|One senior source said : ‘ It is possible to believe that the Diana recording was made by a radio ham who just happened to pick it up .
|‘ The whole thing has got out of control , I 'm not so much bored as miserable , ’ confided Diana to a sympathetic neighbour who just happened to be a journalist .
|Most of Rory 's pals in London were in the International Marxist Croup , but here he was ; wandering the hills with an upper class dingbat who just happened to be married to his sister and who lived for huntin' , shootin' and fishin' ( and seemed to spend the absolute minimum amount of time in his castle with his wife ) , and who had just last year rationalised half the work force in the glass factory out of a job .
|Hincmar of Rheims wrote to give orders to a neighbouring count who just happened to be his kinsman : it is not hard to see how an archbishop might refer to the local counts collectively as " his " , or the draftsman of a capitulary write in general terms of " archbishops and their counts " .
|They are pictured with the regional field salesmen who just happened to come in on photo day !
|The station commander , who just happened to be a bit of an oppo of mine called " Bull " Jarmen — a great monster of a fellow and a Kiwi to boot — who was heard to say : " Well , it was very convenient him leaving it there ; you did not have to travel very far to collect it or find out what happened to the undercarriage . "
|Yeah I know but I did n't think I treat I thought no I 'll go safe put them far then you just happened to put two three in the of two king .
|I was n't looking for something to fill my life by having her , she just happened .
|It belonged to a huge and beautiful seal who said she just happened to have been drawn that way .
|And also , the use of the yellow background , I do n't know , erm whether it was deliberately chosen or whether she just happened to be standing there , but the yellow background makes it stand out .
|Alan was in London talking business with his agent , Audrey Ellison , when she just happened to mention a letter she had received from a friend in Budapest about a young pianist who was about to be hauled into the Hungarian army to do his national service .
|On our first night in France , exhausted after a ferry crossing , we just happened to fetch up in this little village on the Loire , in a hotel on the second floor of a hotel where , indeed , we opened the shutters — and we were looking at the west end of the Romanesque Abbey of St Benoit sur Loire , which is a most striking church where the remains of the saint are interred in a little casket in the crypt .
|We were able to help him … we can see their house from our bedroom and we just happened to be looking out of the window at the time , do n't you know . ’
|I said I did n't know the other guys , we just happened to be in the same pub .
|We just happened to be in the pool at the same time , that 's all . ’
|This friend of ours who lost his wife last year , well we 've got another friend who was very fond of her she also smokes we just happened to me we did n't say
|say to th this chap you know but we just happened to mention in passing to Jeanette and she really jumped and said oh Pat did n't smoke a lot .
|And we just happened to see it as were was coming back from Thurmaston we popped in and sa granddad got a
|oh we just happened to be down town
|This respondent echoed the thoughts of the first by concluding that ‘ … it looks as if he 's played around in the paint , trying to create something — or he 's got confused and mixed everything up and something just happened ’ .
|‘ Something just happened .
|Erm , oh er , in P E , erm , we 're setting up tents , and I was the bats and I 'm amazed , something just happened .
|He would use her as one used a paper towel , as an object of little worth that one just happened to find useful .
|They just happened in the natural order of things .