Translation of accident in Spanish:
- 1.1 countable (mishap) to have an accidentroad accidenttener or sufrir un accidentewe arrived home without accident uncountableaccidente de tráfico or (in Latin America also) de tránsitoI hope they haven't had an accidentllegamos a casa sin contratiempos or percanceshe had a little accident at school today [euphemistic]espero que no hayan tenido un accidente or no les haya pasado nadaaccidents will happenhoy tuvo un pequeño percance en el colegio [euphemistic](before noun) accident preventiona cualquiera le puede pasar1.2 countable or uncountable (chance) it is no accident that …prevención (feminine) de accidentes or [formal] siniestrosit is a historical accident that …no es una casualidad or un hecho fortuito que …it was (a) pure accident that their visits coincidedes un accidente histórico el que …their third child was an accidentfue pura casualidad que sus visitas coincidieranby accident (by chance)su tercer hijo fue un descuidopor casualidad(unintentionally)sin quererExample sentences
- As a result, they welcomed successful accidents and chance events.
- Thus, accidents or chance events function as sites around which narratives of individual difference can collocate.
- Perhaps it was no accident that the two events coincided, since the association between oysters and sex has been so hackneyed as to become an embarrassing cliché.
- By accident of birth, most, but not all American leaders, were born in the United States.
- And so now by pure accident of birth, I'm alive at a time where science is about to figure this out.
- All to make sure that the children get the opportunities they were denied by mere accident of birth.
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