If someone were to ask me what disaster this was that had befallen my life, I might ask if they wanted the story or the truth.
A similar fate would have befallen those who borrowed against their homes to purchase calls on Apple stock last summer.
A sharp pistol report a moment after told me what had befallen the poor Hungarian; but I had little time to think of his fate.
And every day the watcher came and he told her what had befallen her brothers.
His companions sped merrily on, not noticing what had befallen him, and he was left to disentangle himself as best he could.
In my turn I related all that had befallen me since we reached this place.
I was afraid some accident might have befallen him, for I was very certain that he would not have deserted me.
Lois felt as happy as if some piece of good fortune had befallen herself.
We soon joined him at the Htel des Etrangers, and inquired eagerly regarding the accident which had befallen him.
A little adventure had befallen me, in which the bearer of it figured—not to advantage.