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1(discovery/meeting) fortuito(blow) accidentalI didn't mean it, it was accidental — no lo hice a propósito, fue un accidente
- Jurgis moves downtown to look for a job and gets a chance through an accidental meeting of an old union buddy on his way to work at a machine factory.
- ‘Every single random, accidental death is something that should upset a faith bound up with comfort and ready answers,’ he wrote.
- No longer are you creatures of an accidental happening in an obscure corner of a randomly evolving cosmos.
- Almost every entrepreneur who has made it will recall that first break, an accidental happening which somehow turned the tide and made success possible.
- He wouldn't have had any chance to escape if it hadn't been for an accidental meeting with Carrie.
- But this ersatz quality is not some accidental by-product or unintentional residue of Smyth's working methods.
- Also, pregnancy can hardly be considered a random or accidental event that might happen overnight or in training to any soldier.
- The addition of ammonium nitrate to dynamite further decreased the chances of accidental explosions.
- We have had some accidental deaths, but no direct no casualties from direct fighting.
- This minimizes the chance of accidental data loss and the possibility of altering archived records.
- Mr Whittaker added: ‘My conclusion is that she died an accidental death that was due in all probability to inadvertent overlaying.’
- ‘It is tragic that a momentary lapse of concentration can have such consequences,’ said Mr Singleton, who recorded a verdict of accidental death.
- Coroner Dewi Pritchard-Jones recorded a verdict of accidental death at an inquest at Llangefni on Tuesday, after hearing how desperate but vain attempts had been made to revive her after the fall.
- Returning a verdict of accidental death, the jury recommended that South Dublin County Council investigate the accident and consider additional signage in the area.
- Recording a verdict of accidental death, Mr Whittaker said: ‘It is a tragedy when a man of 31 dies in circumstances such as these.’
- A jury at Manchester Coroner's Court yesterday returned verdicts of accidental death caused by dangerous driving in the cases of both men, who were lifelong friends from Failsworth.
- Having heard the evidence, there was a most regrettable set of circumstances but I believe this was an accidental death.
- After the accidental death of her mother - while horseback riding, naturally - she's forbidden to climb atop anything higher than her bicycle.
- The father of a window cleaner critically injured after falling from his ladder said he will take ‘legal advice’ after an inquest ruled his son's death was accidental.
- She spoke of you enthusiastically on both occasions, and I realised that what had started as an accidental meeting had blossomed into a rewarding friendship.
- It was the usual accidental pregnancy, and we had the usual high school romance.
2(result of accident)(injury/damage/loss) producido por accidenteaccidental death — muerte por caso fortuito
- Incidental and accidental speech tones and pacing aren't a consideration in this sort of exercise. Clarity is all.
- So, differences can be accepted only as secondary or accidental characteristics of persons.
- If so, isn't it possible that art is in decline not as part of some grand narrative, but as a accidental and possibly fleeting phenomenon?
- Students learn to move out of position, cross over, play scale patterns and deal with accidentals, eighth notes, harmonic intervals, switching melody between hands and playing hands together.
- Successful performance of this work requires a moderate to advanced sense of lyrical line, fluid mastery of third octave fingerings and a working knowledge of accidentals, including double sharps (x).
- Some composers frequently add bracketed accidentals in order to clarify complicated passages or chords.
- All use of black keys is indicated by accidentals.
- All notes, rests, accidentals, articulations, triplets and staves are provided for the user.
- In the present case there seems to be a consistency between clefs, accidentals and custodes before and after the apparent change in script between nos.357 and 358.
- This music was full of accidentals, thirty-second notes, dotted whole, half, quarter, eighth and sixteenth notes, slurs, ties and key changes.
- Accompaniment patterns lay comfortably in the hand and the broad harmonic vocabulary includes a few bold moments where accidentals abound.
- Even when the key signatures are not difficult, there are many accidentals due to chromatic movements and seventh chords.
- One piece includes blues-like flatted thirds written as D-sharps and a few later pieces involve E-flat and B-flat accidentals that suggest dominant seventh harmony.
- If there are accidentals, determine how they affect a note in the original key; for example, does it move the note tip or down a half step?
- At first the student hesitated with the chord changes and fumbled quite often, messing up accidentals in the tune as we jumped from key to key and so on.
- The drawback of Movable Do, besides abandoning any sense of absolute pitch, results from the problem of accidentals.
- ‘An Afternoon in the Park’ is rhythmic, playful, and requires much attention to details of dynamics, slurs, articulation and accidentals.
- As there are no keys to produce sharps and flats, all accidentals, microtones, as well as meend are produced by a unique fingering technique.
- Both compositions are quite dissonant and require careful reading of many accidentals.
- Pianists reading through a number of these pieces may be sure of a good workout in many keys; modulations abound, accidentals come thick and fast even in the context of already challenging keys.
- Meter changes frequently; accidentals are profuse.
- Although written in relatively easy keys, the pieces require careful reading with many accidentals throughout.
- The arrangement also is rich with accidentals and syncopations.