a/the turn of events

turn of events

A sudden change or alteration in a situation or circumstance. After an unexpected turn of events, the president has announced that he will be resigning from office. Sometimes it takes a dramatic turn of events for our lives to head in the direction they were meant for.
See also: event, of, turn
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a/the ˌturn of eˈvents

the way things happen, especially when this is not expected: Because of a strange turn of events at work, she has unexpectedly been offered a very good job in the sales department.
See also: event, of, turn
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