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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And in a twist of fate, Middlesbrough scored a second goal to see them go 2-0 up against Barnsley as fans in the stands were paying their respects.
Another major twist of fate in local films was the fall from grace, over a decade ago, of the once-dominant Filipino action films, with its many overpaid and spoiled superstars who had gotten lazy and were producing lazy and knee-jerk movies.
Written in 1983 by Willy Russell, the story tells of twin boys who were separated at birth but reunited by an unusual twist of fate.
Parker, his genie, and his gang are charged with the effort of defeating someone who wants to end violence in an odd twist of fate in this intriguing fantasy, highly recommended for all ages.
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.
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.