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occur usage

2018-04-11 00:00:49

occur is a common English word that means "to happen" and can be used to describe how certain events or situations occur. There are also different uses and meanings for occur in different contexts.

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As an intransitive verb, it means that something happens. Often used with the preposition to, it means to have an effect on someone/something. The idea occurred to me suddenly. The idea occurred to me suddenly.

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As a transitive verb, it means that something happens. It is often used with nouns. The accident occurred yesterday afternoon. The accident occurred yesterday afternoon.

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occur to sb. Occurs to sb. An idea or idea occurs to sb. It never occurred to me to ask for her phone number. It never occurred to me to ask for her phone number.

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occur in the passive voice can indicate that something occurs unexpectedly or unexpectedly. For example, Mistakes do occur from time to time. Mistakes do occur from time to time.

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occur can also indicate the occurrence of an event or thing in time or space. For example: The book covers the period from 1870 to the occurrence of the First World War. The book covers the period from 1870 to the occurrence of the First World War.

Matters needing attention
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occur often describes the occurrence of events or situations. Note the use of tenses and voices.

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In the fixed arrangement that occurs to sb., sb. Is usually a personal pronoun or a specific person's name.

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When describing the occurrence of an event or thing, it is necessary to be aware of the scope and limits of time and space.

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