简明英汉词典

happen
[5hApEn]
vi.
发生, 碰巧, 偶然
v.
发生, 恰巧, 偶然发现

美国传统词典[双解]

happen
hap.pen
AHD:[h2p“…n]
D.J.[6h#p*n]
K.K.[6h#p*n]
v.intr.(不及物动词)
hap.penedhap.pen.inghap.pens

(1)

To come to pass.
发生

(2)

To come into being.
出现

(3)

To take place or occur by chance.
偶然发生或出现

(4)

To come upon something by chance.
偶然遇到

(5)

To come or go casually; make an appearance.
偶然地来或去;露面

语源

(1)

Middle English happenen
中古英语 happenen

(2)

from hap [chance] * see hap
源自 hap [碰巧] *参见 hap

参考词汇

(1)

happenbefallbetidechanceoccur

(2)

The central meaning shared by these verbs is “to come about”:
这些动词所共有的中心意思是“发生”:
What would happen if you said no?
如果你拒绝的话,那么将会发生什么呢?
Who can predict the misery that may befall humankind?
谁又能够预测可能降临到人类头上的灾难呢?
Woe betide the poor soldier.
不幸降临于可怜的士兵身上。
It chanced that we succeeded.
我们侥幸取得了胜利。
The accident occurred recently.
这件事故就发生在最近。

现代英汉词典

happen
[5hApEn]
vi.

(1)

发生
The accident happened outside my house.
这个事故发生在我家房子的外面。
What will happen to the children if Peter and Alice break up?
如果彼得和爱丽丝离婚孩子们将怎么办?
It happened quite by chance.
此事纯属偶然。
A funny thing happened in the subway yesterday.
昨天地铁里发生了一件有趣的事。

(2)

(与to连用)碰巧
Do you happen to know his new telephone number?
你可知道他的新电话号码?
I happened to be in the market yesterday when a fire started.
昨天发生火灾时,我正好在市场上。
I happened to see Peter on the way to the bookstore yesterday.
昨天我去书店的路上碰巧遇见了彼得。

(3)

(与to连用)偶然发生;巧遇
I happened to be out when he called.
他来访时,恰巧我出去了。

(4)

(与on, upon连用)巧遇;偶然发现
I happened on just the thing I had been looking for.
我偶然发现了我所要找的东西。
I happened on an old country hotel during the last summer holidays.
去年暑假期间我偶然发现了一家古老的乡村旅馆。

常用词组

happen to
发生(某事件);对…产生影响
A bad accident happened to that family.
那个家庭发生了不幸的事情。
Did you hear what happened to David last night?
你听说大卫昨天晚上发生什么事了吗?

现代英汉综合大辞典

happen
[5hApEn]
vi.

(1)

发生; 出现

(2)

(后接不定式)恰好, 碰巧, 偶然

(3)

巧遇; 偶然发现(on, upon)
happen along
[口]碰巧来到, 恰好出现
It happened that
偶然..., 碰巧...
happen upon sb. in the street
在街上偶遇某人
We happened to be in the neighbourhood.
我们恰好是邻居。

习惯用语

as it happens
碰巧来到, 恰好出现

be likely to happen
可能要发生

if anything should happen to sb.
如果某人发生什么意外[不幸]

happen along
恰好来了

happen in
[美]偶然到...(来)

happen in with
偶然和...碰见

happen upon
碰巧碰上[发现]

happen on
碰巧碰上[发现]

happen to
(和名词连用)临到...头上(某情况, 尤指不幸的事); (和动词连用)偶然; 碰巧

happen what may
无论发生什么事, 不管怎样

be what may
无论发生什么事, 不管怎样

happen to say
偶然提到

参考词汇
happen     chance     occur     take place    
都含“发生”的意思。

(1)

happen为常用词语, 指“一切客观事物或情况的偶然或未能预见地发生”, 如:
The accident happened yesterday.
事故发生在昨天。

(2)

chance 指“偶然发生”、“碰巧”, 如:
He chanced to meet her.
他偶然遇见了她。

(3)

occur属正式用语, 指“按计划使某事或效果发生”, 通常所指的时间和事件都比较确定, 在以具体事物、事件作主语时, 可与happen 互换, 如:
These events occurred in 1909.
这些事件发生于1909年。

(4)

take place 指“发生事先计划或预想到的事物”, 如:
The meeting took place at 8:00 as planned.
按计划会议在八点举行了。

用法词典

happen
hap 运气+ -en 使成=make

英文相关词典

happen
chance    come off    occur    pass    take place    turn up    

[七国语言]英汉公共大词典

happen
偶然发生;发生

美国传统词典

happen
hap.pen
AHD:[h2p“…n]
D.J.[6h#p*n]
K.K.[6h#p*n]
v.intr.
hap.pened, hap.pen.ing, hap.pens

(1)

To come to pass.

(2)

To come into being.

(3)

To take place or occur by chance.

(4)

To come upon something by chance.

(5)

To come or go casually; make an appearance.

语源

(1)

Middle English happenen

(2)

from hap [chance] * see hap

参考词汇

(1)

happen, befall, betide, chance, occur

(2)

The central meaning shared by these verbs is “to come about”:
What would happen if you said no?
Who can predict the misery that may befall humankind?
Woe betide the poor soldier.
It chanced that we succeeded.
The accident occurred recently.

英汉化学大词典

happen
vt.发生,碰巧

英汉计算机大词典

happen
vt.发生(碰巧)

英汉中医大词典

happen
n.发生

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