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 an amazing twist of fate, however, the injured Seve's place now goes to fellow Spaniard and erstwhile partner Jose Maria Olazabal.
In a strange twist of fate, when Khoury told her sister about her condition, her sister also went into hospital for a screening check and was diagnosed with stage three cancer.
In a mind-boggling twist of fate, RE and CS ended up as allies against a common nemesis, Mouthy Eccentric.
It was a cruel twist of fate for a disabled man when he was suddenly dragged into a river by a crocodile while he was fetching some water from it in Kampung Baru Seberang Mission, here today.
In a twist of fate, Spain were joined in the final by the undisputed star of that tournament - the man who refereed their game against Switzerland, Howard Webb.
In a cruel twist of fate, Lily's parents die at the ruthless hands of the Ardientes, a powerful political clan.
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.
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.
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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. Take the tissues and see just why this show is such an enduring winner.
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.
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Representing the Indies In Action group, 60 authors and poets have combined to contribute 78 different writings in a charity anthology called "Twist of Fate," to help tornado victims in Oklahoma.
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