Sinônimos de occasion
a particular event or the time at which it happensI often think fondly of an occasion some years ago.
It seemed like a good time to tell her.
At this moment a car stopped outside the house.
At this point, Diana arrived.
the final stage of the tour
They have not based it on any incident from the past.
a serious instance of corruption
the greatest occurrence of heart disease in the over-65s
We're at a critical juncture.
a special event, time, or celebrationIt will be a unique family occasion.
We were going down to a function in London.
in the wake of recent events in Europe
Breakfast will be a cheerless affair for the minister this morning.
They always have all-night dos there.
plans to hire freelance reporters to cover the latest happenings
experience, , ,
It was an experience I would not like to go through again.
Traffic jams are now a daily occurrence.
a suitable time or opportunity to do somethingIt is always an occasion for setting out government policy.
a need or reason to do or be somethingYou had no occasion to speak to him like that.
There is a reason for every important thing that happens.
There is obvious cause for concern.
There was no call for him to talk to you like he did.
There is no excuse for what he did.
There is little incentive to adopt such measures.
Police have ruled out robbery as a motive for the killing.
There is some warrant for his behaviour.
I knew there was no justification for what I was doing.
The soldiers fired without provocation.
They offer every inducement to encourage investment.
to cause, esp. incidentally(formal) The incident occasioned a full-scale parliamentary row.
I don't want to cause any trouble.
Cooking with spices produces a wonderful smell.
Criticism will only create feelings of failure.
Prospects for effecting real political change have taken a step backward.
His legend would even inspire a well-known song.
The minister said the reforms would generate new jobs.
The recession has prompted consumers to cut back on buying cars.
His comments have provoked a shocked reaction.
an economic crisis induced by high oil prices
No-one knows who originated this story.
The programme has evoked a storm of protest.
give rise to, ,
He was hopeful that his request would elicit a positive response.
Insults engender hatred against those who indulge in them.
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in the sense of affair
something previously specifiedBreakfast will be a cheerless affair for the minister this morning.
in the sense of call
need, demand, or desireThere was no call for him to talk to you like he did.
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