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befall
American English: /bəˈfɔl/
British English: /bɪˈfɔːl/

Translation of befall in Spanish:

transitive verb past tense befell Pronunciation: / bɪˈfel / past participle befallen Pronunciation: / bɪˈfɔːlən /

  • [literary]
    sucederle or ocurrirle a
    Example sentences
    • In November 1913 a fatal tragedy befell the family - after a quarrel Lora committed suicide.
    • Despite the disgrace and humiliation which eventually befell him, he never wavered from his beliefs.
    • We're sorry these warnings were too late to prevent the tragedy that befell your family.

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    onces

    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.