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Idioms for event
Origin of event
synonym study for event
OTHER WORDS FROM evente·vent·less, adjectivesu·per·e·vent, noun
Example sentences from the Web for event
According to CNN, the event will be hosted by Anderson Cooper and feature a socially distanced live audience.Election live updates: Trump returns to Wisconsin; Biden to face live audience at town hall|Colby Itkowitz, Felicia Sonmez, John Wagner|September 17, 2020|Washington Post
The event offered a unique opportunity to study how different types of wetlands survive a big storm.Soggy coastal soils? Here’s why ecologists love them|Alison Pearce Stevens|September 17, 2020|Science News For Students
Similar to the iridium layer at the Cretaceous-Paleogene boundary that marks the detonation of the 6-mile-wide asteroid, it is a signal that is both global and unambiguous in the events it represents.
Previously, Arctaris spoke at events produced by HelpedHope.Opportunity Zones haven’t fully reached their potential, but don’t write them off yet|jakemeth|September 16, 2020|Fortune
We’ll have to wait a little longer than usual for the new iPhone this year, but Apple is still throwing a Fall event to show off some new products in the iPad and Watch families.Apple just announced a new iPad, iPad Air, and Apple Watch Series 6|Stan Horazek|September 15, 2020|Popular Science
Within minutes, it seems, of the disclosures of these tragic events, large numbers of people chose a side and stuck to it.
And in so many of these events, the pattern of “blame the victim” was quickly in evidence.
Knight lived down the street from Scalise, and had met him a handful of times at Republican Party events.
“The events this year with Ukraine led to his ties with Cato being severed,” a source at the think tank told The Daily Beast.Vaclav Klaus, Libertarian Hero, Has His Wings Clipped by Cato Institute|James Kirchick|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I recognize my inability to truly understand these events in the same context or view these events through exactly the same prism.
And I finished all with a brief historical account of affairs and events in England for about a hundred years past.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
The unhappy applicant was naturally obliged to temporarily retire from the game, at all events for that night.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
The events which succeeded this fortunate capture are too well known to require more than a very brief recapitulation.
Recent events have done much to introduce Korea and its people to the world at large.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
A verbal narrative has of course in itself nothing similar to the scenes and events of which it tells.Children's Ways|James Sully
British Dictionary definitions for event
- an occurrence regarded as a bare instant of space-time as contrasted with an object which fills space and has endurance
- an occurrence regarded in isolation from, or contrasted with, human agencyCompare act (def. 8)
Word Origin for event
Idioms and Phrases with event
see blessed event; in any case (event); in case (in the event); in the unlikely event.