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Example Sentences for "occur"

Line-ups at food banks have become a common occurrence in a city where these organizations didn't even exist 20 years agoThe accident occurred about 9:00 this morning.

Line-ups at food banks have become a common occurrence in a city where these organizations didn't even exist 20 years ago.

Barry was talking to his wife when it suddenly occurred to him that he had forgotten their anniversary.

The accident occurred because of a lack of attention on the part of the driver of the truck.

It simply didn't occur to me that I could use the Internet to do my research.

The meteor shower usually occurs in the middle of August every year.

It is a natural phenomena which generally occurs about once every five years.

Long hair is a reoccurring fad.

Sir William Osler once said that in science, the credit goes to the man who convinces the world, not to the man to whom the idea first occurs.

Henry Kissinger once said that the great tragedies of history occur not when right confronts wrong, but when two rights confront each other.

Benjamin Disraeli once suggested that what we anticipate seldom occurs, but what we least expected generally happens.

Mortimer Adler once said that you have to allow a certain amount of time in which you are doing nothing in order to have things occur to you, to let your mind think.

The world's first car accident occurred in 1896.

Earthquakes occur in the world about once every hour.

Ninety percent of all volcanic activity occurs in the oceans.

At least 100,000 different chemical reactions occur in the normal human brain every second.

Ken Sloan once joked that reality is an illusion that occurs due to the lack of alcohol.

Unless safety procedures are improved immediately, an accident could easily reoccur.

The child's terrible nightmares kept reoccurring, so her parents took her to see a specialist.

I think your husband is okay now, but if the pain in his chest reoccurs, you'd better take him to the hospital.

There have been several occurrences of sightings of UFOs in this area over the last few days.


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