HyperDic: happen_upon

English > 1 sense of the expression happen upon:
VERBpossessionhappen upon, fall upon, strike, come upon, light upon, chance upon, come across, chance on, attain, discoverfind unexpectedly
English > happen upon: 1 sense > verb 1, possession
MeaningFind unexpectedly.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsfall upon, strike, come upon, light upon, chance upon, come across, chance on, attain, discover
Broaderfind, regaincome upon after searching
Spanishdar con, descubrir, encontrarse, encontrar, hallar, lograr, tocar a
Catalandescobrir

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