If someone were to ask me what disaster this was that had befallen my life, I might ask if they wanted the story or the truth.
A similar fate would have befallen those who borrowed against their homes to purchase calls on Apple stock last summer.
A sharp pistol report a moment after told me what had befallen the poor Hungarian; but I had little time to think of his fate.
The afternoon was not very advanced, for all that had befallen him.
His companions sped merrily on, not noticing what had befallen him, and he was left to disentangle himself as best he could.
Immediately after escaping from this peril, a still greater one had befallen him.
I was afraid some accident might have befallen him, for I was very certain that he would not have deserted me.
We cheered, thinking some dire calamity had befallen the enemy.
We soon joined him at the Htel des Etrangers, and inquired eagerly regarding the accident which had befallen him.
"God give that that has not befallen her," moaned Professor Maxon.