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.
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.
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.
Whether by turn of fate, as was the case with Rajiv or their own political will as well as calculations, as those exercised by Nehru and Indira, these Congress leaders did not hesitate in moving forward to center-stage of Indian politics.
But I can consider the fact that it happened to get into my hands and seep under my skin when listening a happy turn of fate and an indisputable confirmation of the two instrumentalists' artistic and technical qualities.
But at their campaign headquarters, the Brotherhood officials and supporters were ebullient over the turn of fate.
There is a chance this turn of fate can blossom spectacularly.
And for that particular turn of fate, the camera team from BBC must still be thinking that all their boarding cards had landed at once.
It fired my imagination with its tales of smugglers in Dorset, of hidden treasure, the ghost of Blackbeard, a love story that endures every twist and turn of fate and a wonderful story of a man who brought up a young boy as his son and their incredible adventures together.
In a strange turn of fate, he was almost killed in Pittsfield when the horse-drawn carriage he was riding in was smashed into by an electric trolley.
If Fame And Glory is sent for the Breeders' Cup Classic, surely it is head-in-hands time for his fans, a desperate turn of fate.
How O'Sullivan will have wished that particular turn of fate had never happened.
It's just a strange turn of fate that has decided that I will be the last of 120 miners to pull on the red shirt.