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His entry into the takeaway arena was somewhat fortuitous. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We were a fantastic and fortuitous accident. The Sun (2014)This would have been impossible but for one fortuitous circumstance. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)True, their equaliser was somewhat fortuitous. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He got into the trade in Algiers through "a fortuitous accident ". A Social History of Modern Spain (1991)Six minutes before the interval, it was the same pair who were involved in a somewhat fortuitous opener. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Was it love, she wondered, or a mere fortuitous combination of happy thoughts and sensations? The House of Mirth (1905)There was certainly no design behind any of it, but as it happened, it was a pretty fortuitous accident. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He got his reward when he gave his team the lead, albeit in fortuitous circumstances, from one of their first attacks. The Sun (2011)
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