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happened meaning

EN[ˈhæpənd]
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  • VerbBFhappenSGhappensPRhappening
    1. simple past tense and past participle of happen.
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      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Most often, this happens pericentrally, but the lipid deposition can also occur in the periportal zone, see [104 ] and the references therein.
        • Seeing the British establishment struggle with the financial sector is like watching an alcoholic who still resists the idea that something drastic needs to happen for him to turn his life around.
        • I was so mortified I could have died right there, instead I fainted, but I swore I'd never let that happen to me again.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • He sketched the accident, sticking to the facts as they had happened.
        • If you weren't a beligerent[sic] little shitnugget and thought before you posted, maybe this wouldn't happen.
        • Her eyes clouded over with grief as we told her what had happened.

    Meaning of happened for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "happened" is a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Verbs
        • Verb forms
          • Participles
            • Past participles
            • Verb simple past forms
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