twist of fate

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twist of fate

 and turn of fate
Fig. a fateful event; an unanticipated change in a sequence of events. A strange turn of fate brought Fred and his ex-wife together at a New Year's Eve party in Queens.
See also: fate, of, twist
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By this strange turn of fate we have seen and helped to decide even such a contest.
PSM accumulated a profit of Rs10 billion in 2007-08 and in a dramatic turn of fate its losses and payable debt have reached Rs450 billion in November 2017.
In a complete turn of fate, overwhelmed relatives and friends received them with hugs and hearty laughters at a Nairobi hotel, more than two and half years after they were sentenced in South Sudan.
Yesterday Mnangagwa's cabinet was announced, with key positions handed to the military top brass who oversaw the new president's stunning turn of fate - from being fired as Mugabe's deputy just weeks earlier to replacing him and being hailed as a national rescuer.
He said: "I began my career almost forty years ago, and at every juncture, some significant person or turn of fate pushed me along.
His nominated film "Kombars" is a story about a widower, Bader, who through a strange turn of fate, finds himself owning a woman's lingerie shop.
But for a tragic turn of fate, the name of Adrian Doherty could well have been added to that list.
But in a bizarre turn of fate, the most reliable source of third-party candidates - the Libertarian Party of Texas - didn't field contestants in most of the state's few remaining swing districts.
com PC Darren Hill, of Heckmondwike Police, said: "We are appealing for witnesses to this offence in which the victim has had his wedding ring stolen on what, by a terrible turn of fate, was his 50th wedding anniversary.
It is a fortunate turn of fate that its requirements - digital savvy, youth, diversity, engineering - read like a Marketing Birmingham brochure.
One cannot overlook an extraordinary turn of fate as we toured the marshlands in a convoy of vans and SUVs, considering this corner of Iran was once a battleground in the eight-year war with Iraq.
As each turn of fate induces another level of abjection, as though life were nothing but a malevolent matryoshka doll, we can only helplessly look on.
So, what are the reasons behind this sudden turn of fate and the success in keeping all " sensitive" operations totally secret?
By a turn of fate, Sara was already familiar with Andermatt.
DEBY GRAHAM, 32 Fate brought active couple together FOR mum-of-three Deby Graham, meeting and marrying a man eight years her junior was just a turn of fate rather than a calculated decision.