And that is precisely what is transpiring today, as Bibi lets it be known that he is holding back the settlement surge.
These little matters having been duly attended to they were in a position to observe all that was transpiring below.
They wondered what scenes were transpiring far away upon the banks of these apparently solitary waters.
The boy who is “prepared” has a great advantage over the one who never takes note of what is transpiring around him.
While this scene was transpiring, Groot Willem was given time to reload his roer.
In the mean time, very extraordinary events were transpiring in another part of the city.
Visitors, in some cases, flocked to the places where these wonderful things were transpiring.
While these scenes were transpiring Napoleon did not forget the bride he had left in Paris.
But there was no one who could find it in his or her heart to warn her of what was transpiring.
A friend of hers then got an inkling of the events that were transpiring, and she introduced her to some gentlemen friends.
1590s, "pass off in the form of a vapor or liquid," from Middle French transpirer (mid-16c.), from Latin trans- "through" (see trans-) + spirare "to breathe" (see spirit). Figurative sense of "leak out, become known" is recorded from 1741, and the erroneous meaning "take place, happen" is almost as old, being first recorded 1755. Related: Transpired; transpiring.