Sentence for befall | Use befall in a sentence

Sentences with befall in them. The sentences below are ordered by length from shorter and easier to longer and more complex. They use befall in a sentence, providing visitors a sentence for befall.

  • Of all fates that befall man, surely the most awful is to love too much. (8)
  • Piedmontese horse scoured the neighbourhood, and any mischance that might befall him she traced to her hand. (10)
  • When they try to think of the greatest good fortune that can befall an ideal woman, it is to have her married. (9)
  • Even the perdition of Dan Gregg then seems not the worst that could befall him; he might again have been governor. (9)
  • I asked myself why, if some of the more exciting incidents of the hunting-field which I had read of must befall; I should not see them. (9)
  • Three days before July he met with one of those disturbing incidents which befall no persons who attend quietly to their, property and reputation. (8)

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Definition of befall:

  • befall, be-fawl’, v.t. to fall or happen to: to occur to. | v.i. to happen or come to pass: (_spens._) to fall in one’s way: | pr.p. befall’ing; pa.t. befell’; pa.p. befall’en. (0)

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