befall

All Verb Noun
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  • Some ill will befall you if you come across any of them now. Cited from The Daughter of the Commandant, by Alexksandr Sergeevich Pushkin
  • She wanted him to tell her all that had befallen him since their last meeting. Cited from Tom Tufton's Travels, by Evelyn Everett-Green
  • I wonder if he has had active part in what has befallen me. Cited from Who Goes There?, by Blackwood Ketcham Benson
  • When the king and queen were alone together he asked her how this case befell. Cited from The Legends Of King Arthur And His Knights, by James Knowles
  • So far he had not thought it of great importance what befell him. Cited from Prisoners, by Mary Cholmondeley
  • I could hardly find words to ask my friend what trouble had befallen him. Cited from The House, by Eugene Field
  • He never even asked what had befallen him when he was lost out in the hills. Cited from Glen of the High North, by H. A. Cody
  • What has he ever done, that such good-fortune should befall him? Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 8, No. 50, December, 1861, by Various
  • He hardly knew what had befallen him, he hardly knew what she had said. Cited from My Friend Prospero, by Henry Harland
  • They speak of all that has befallen them, lie down and make love.
  • But in any case the king would see that no evil befell his son and his friends. Cited from The Touchstone of Fortune, by Charles Major
  • I know not what fate has befallen either my uncle, or his estate. Cited from Ade`le Dubois, by Mrs. William T. Savage
  • All his family were very unhappy when they heard what had befallen him. Cited from Tales of Wonder Every Child Should Know, by Various
  • The little girl had soon to experience the greatest loss that can befall a child. Cited from Excellent Women, by Various
  • So they lifted him up and asked who he was and what had befallen him. Cited from The High Deeds of Finn and other Bardic Romances of Ancient Ireland
  • She was sure that some accident had befallen her or she would have met her again. Cited from The Land of Promise, by D. Torbett
  • What has befallen you to keep you out so long? Cited from Life And Adventures Of Peter Wilkins, Vol. I. (of II.), Robert Paltock
  • No evil can befall a good man, either in life or death. Cited from Reading Made Easy for Foreigners, Third Reader, by John L. Huelshof
  • Did he not care then that such things should befall his creatures? Cited from Paul Faber, Surgeon, by George MacDonald
  • Apply thy mind, and at length say what more will my life befall. Cited from Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson, Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson
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Words starting with befall

Meaning of befall

  • verb Become of; happen to
    He promised that no harm would befall her, What has become of my children?