Spanish translation of 'happening'
- (= event)
que es lo último (inf),
de lo último
Example Sentences Including 'happening'
What was going on inside was a microcosm of what was happening outside.BLOOD IS DIRT (2002)
The sergeant must have told him what was happening , or what little he knew, at any rate.TREASON KEEP (2001)
I also want you to go and see Krebs and tell her what's happening.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
Trends of 'happening'
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- (= occur)
⇒ what's happening?
¿qué pasa or ocurre or sucede?
⇒ how did it happen?
¿cómo pasó or ocurrió or sucedió?,
⇒ these things happen
estas cosas pasan,
son cosas que pasan
⇒ when did the accident happen?
¿cuándo ocurrió or sucedió el accidente?
⇒ whatever happens
pase lo que pase
⇒ don't let it happen again
que no vuelva a ocurrir
⇒ as if nothing had happened
como si nada,
como si tal cosa
⇒ how does it happen that ...?
¿cómo es posible que ...? (+subjunc)
⇒ what has happened to him?(= befall)
¿qué le ha pasado?(= become of),
¿qué ha sido de él?
⇒ it's the best thing that ever happened to me
es lo mejor que me ha pasado en la vida
⇒ if anything should happen to him ...
si le pasara algo ...
idiom: it's all happening here (informal)see also accident
aquí es donde está la movida or marcha (inf)
- (= chance)
⇒ it happened that I was out that day
dio la casualidad de que or resulta que aquel día estuve fuera
⇒ it might happen that no one turns up
puede ocurrir que no venga nadie
⇒ if you happen to see John, let him know
si acaso vieras a John or si da la casualidad de que ves a John, díselo
⇒ I happen to know that ...
da la casualidad de que sé que ...
⇒ he just happens to be here now
da la casualidad de que está aquí ahora
⇒ if anyone should happen to see you
si acaso alguien te viera
⇒ would you happen to have a pen?
¿no tendrá un bolígrafo por casualidad?
⇒ it happens to be true
da la casualidad de que es verdad
⇒ as it happens ...,,
⇒ it (just) so happens that ...
da la casualidad de que ...
⇒ I do know him, as it happens
pues da la casualidad de que sí le conozco
Example Sentences Including 'happen'
Like in religion, when you speak certain words, things happen or are supposed to happen.CASCADES - THE DAY OF THE DEAD (2001)
She settled further back into the snow, ignoring the damp and the cold, and waited to see what would happen.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
He couldn't imagine what would happen , or what his own future would be.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
'happening' in Other Languages
Translation of happening from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary