Regardless of how it occurred, this gap was not decisive in a state where Braley lost by nearly 100,000 voters.
To add to the gloom, several high-profile Ebola cases have occurred in health-care workers treating patients with the disease.
It occurred to me that in this fairly illiterate, irony-challenged country we have no notion of what satire actually is.
The breakdown of law and order in Pakistan has occurred over time.
Sig Gissler, the administrator of the Pulitzer Prizes, said this is "not unusual"—it's occurred 11 times before.
Now it occurred to me that perhaps the sailors, too, might be afraid of Tiny.
Cases also occurred in which the law of war was not followed, but the conquered were spared.
This is what occurred and is the truth, on the oath that he has taken, on which he affirmed and ratified it.
It had all happened so suddenly that no one afterwards could say how it occurred.
Already has the name of Menestheus occurred in these memoirs.
1520s, "meet, meet in argument," from Middle French occurrer "happen unexpectedly" or directly from Latin occurrere "run to meet, run against, befall, present itself," from ob "against, toward" (see ob-) + currere "to run" (see current (adj.)). Sense development is from "meet" to "present itself" to "appear" to "happen" ("present itself in the course of events"). Meaning "to come into one's mind" is from 1620s. Related: Occurred; occurring.