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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In a bizarre twist of fate, waitress Emer Fitzpatrick had been watching one of her idol's comedies just hours before she bumped into him.
A TWIST of fate has returned a North East accountancy firm back to offices it grew out of, almost 25 years ago.
Maureen Nolan plays Mrs Johnstone, the mother haunted by a secret in this tale of twin boys separated at birth, only to be reunited by a twist of fate.
But in a cruel twist of fate, the loving dad has now been hit by a sixth tumour and has been warned by doctors that he may not survive.
BOYFRIEND TRIED TO SAVE BROTHER IN another unusual twist of fate in Rosie-Ann's life , the Army boyfriend who has stood by her throughout her nightmare was with her brother when he died.
Twist of Fate needs to sit on your coffee table and rest comfortably in your heart.
The film tells three parallel stories, about three men named David ( Vikram, Vinay Virmani and Neil Nitin Mukesh), and how a twist of fate in each of their lives causes turmoil.
Blood Brothers tells the moving story of twin boys separated at birth, only to be reunited, by a twist of fate and a mum's haunting secret.
And in a twist of fate, it was Lisa who nominated her friend and fellow volunteer Melanie Loveluck-Edwards in the Campaigner of the Year category.
In a twist of fate for Texas, where dry conditions wreaked havoc last year, much of the state has pulled out of the drought just as the rest of the country has entered into it.
In a twist of fate, the Vietnam vet is handing the town over to a man from Vietnam.
The moving story of the twins who, by a twist of fate, end up as best friends stars X Factor semi-finalist Niki Evans as Mrs Johnstone.
It's a strange twist of fate for the affable, rumpled Cleveland native, who spent his summers at Columbia Law School working for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, and the rest of his 20s and 30s as a consumer advocate, defending the poor from the scams of small-time hucksters and corporate con men.
De Waal's memoir recounts how the netsuke passed from hand to hand, and by twist of fate returned to Japan.
In a twist of fate, k was in the prison kitchen that he discovered a passion and talent for cooking that gave him not only the desire and direction to remove himself from a life of crime, but also the strength to attain culinary heights at the Bellagio.