turn of events

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Noun1.turn of events - an unforeseen developmentturn of events - an unforeseen development; "events suddenly took an awkward turn"
development - a recent event that has some relevance for the present situation; "recent developments in Iraq"; "what a revolting development!"
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Perhaps I can get a job on some newspaper," he thought, and then his mind turned to the girl with whom he was to have spent this evening and again he was half angry at the turn of events that had prevented his going to her.
With such turn of events, it will be difficult to find the measure between the two extremes and avoid the improvisations that could blur the essence of the talks and would turn one side into a loser.
Al-Mashhadani said in a press conference held at the headquarters of al-Wefaq movement in Baghdad today, that what is happening in the belt of Baghdad worries us, and we fear that the turn of events from there to another areas of Baghdad, and accused armed groups / unnamed / riding military vehicles type ( Hummer), of kidnapping citizens from the belt areas of Baghdad.
Summary: Mass street protests and armed rebellions have been the hallmark of challenges to authoritarianism in Arab states over the last two years, but a "quiet" judicial decision in Pakistan Friday has served to mark an equally dramatic turn of events in that country.
THE four professional rugby regions in Wales yesterday issued and then quickly withdrew a fierce attack on the WRU and its chief executive Roger Lewis in an extraordinary turn of events.
We had not planned for this situation, it has been an unexpected turn of events.
Ecclestone admits to being unhappy by the latest turn of events.
Summary: In a surprise turn of events, loan requests from the Federal ReserveEoe1/4aos Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility (TALF) program dropped by 64%, the Federal.
Lucas is delighted at the turn of events and announces he's staying to take over the garage.
In an amazing turn of events the 60-year-old then furious row with team boss Ron Dennis hours before the Hungarian Grand Prix and threatened to shop McLaren over the spying saga unless he was allowed to leave.
Distressed by this turn of events, the girl resolves to visit God and ask Him to change the rule that all angels who fall into the ocean become bubbles.
However, it would make sense to assume that Kage must have been, to say the legal least, surprised at the turn of events.