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happen along

To appear, arrive, pass, or come upon casually or by chance. I happened along a quaint new craft store the other day. I happened along your brother yesterday in the grocery store. If another tornado like that happens along any time soon, this town is done for!
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You've just got to bear in mind a lot can happen along the way.
Spectacular Things Happen Along the Way: Lessons From an Urban Classroom" follows Brian Schultz as he teaches an inner city class something far more valuable than academics--determination and a feeling of self worth.
In Spectacular Things Happen Along the Way, author Brian Schultz has written a narrative of his year-long journey teaching fifth grade at Carr Community Academy.
Roy Cavanagh said: "We've said before that there is an accident waiting to happen along here.
BY growing a small number of flowers, all the best allotment gardeners make space in their tightly packed empires of vegetables to ensure there is at least a glimmer of colour to brighten up any dark days that happen along.
They guys had a lot of things happen along the way.
But it's the folding process--and the mistakes that can happen along the way--that is of most interest to biologists.
Mid and South Wales Safety Camera Partnership said people living in Wick believe an accident is waiting to happen along the St Brides Road (B4265).
In this six-part BBC1 series, his character Gary Scant embarks on a quest to find a soulmate - but funny things happen along the way, such as his brother's mission to lose his virginity.
Chief Insp Bird added: "We hope that by explaining what will happen along every step of the way, we will help to reassure potential witnesses.
A company spokesman also said theft and losses could happen along the way for which they were unable to provide guarantees.
8, leading Eidan to conclude that a derailment would not happen along the section, the officials said.
She wants kids to know that success is not determined by achieving certain goals, but by how well you do in spite of the setbacks that happen along the way.
According to an Army report, when a DU projectile explodes, tiny particles of uranium are inhaled by anybody in the area - be they survivors of the blast, rescue workers or bystanders who happen along days or weeks later.