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happen on
happen upon verb + preposition + object

Translation of happen on happen upon verb + preposition + object in Spanish:

  • (acquaintance)
    encontrarse or toparse con
    (object)
    encontrarse
    we happened on a wonderful restaurant in the port
    descubrimos un restaurante maravilloso en el puerto
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