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Accidents Will Happen


  1. "Accidents Will Happen" is a musical single of Elvis Costello & The Attractions.
    • released on (36 years ago)
  2. "Accidents Will Happen" is a composition.
  3. "Accidents Will Happen" is a composition.


"Accidents will happen" is a book by Julian Rathbone.

  • genre: Fiction
  • subjects: Adventure, Espionage

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Google previewOxford Dictionary of Proverbs (2015)

by Jennifer Speake

ACCIDENTS will happen (in the best-regulated families) However carefully we try to lead our lives things nonetheless will sometimes go wrong. D 1700 vANBRUGH Pilgrim IV Such Accidents will happen sometimes, take what care we can.

Google previewAllen's Dictionary of English Phrases (2008)

by Robert Allen

accident accidents will happen (in the best regulated families) (proverb) one cannot always prevent things from going wrong. Use of accident in the sense 'an unfortunate occurrence or misfortune', which is now dominant, emerges in the 17th ...

Google previewThe Dimwit's Dictionary (2006)

More Than 5,000 Overused Words and Phrases and Alternatives to Them by Robert Hartwell Fiske, Joseph Epstein

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accidents will happen A popular prescription ( see page 23). according to Hoyle according to Hoyle An infantile phrase (see. 49.



Accidents will happen (occur) in the best regulated families.

Google previewA Dictionary of American Proverbs (1992)

by Wolfgang Mieder, Stewart A. Kingsbury, Kelsie B. Harder

SEE ALSO ACCIDENTS will happen in the best-regulated families. / Everything is FUNNY as long as it is happens to someone else. / MISTAKES will happen. / Don't be afraid of TOMORROW; look what could happen today.



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Google previewThe National Encyclopaedia of Business and Social Forms, Embracing the Laws of Etiquette and Good Society ... (1879)

by James D. McCabe

Accidents will happen; wine will be spilt, and glass and china broken; but these things should neither bring a frown to the face of the hostess, nor be suffered to embarrass the unlucky guest. The highest compliment ever 70 THE LAWS OF ...

Google previewThe Household Encyclopaedia of Business and Social Forms Embracing the Laws of Etiquette and Good Society ... (1884)

Being a Practical Guide to the Preparation of Business and Legal Documents ... Enriched with Full and Carefully Prepared Tables of Reference Containing Important Historical, Biographical, Geographical, Scientific and Other Useful Knowledge ... Forming a Complete and Comprehensive Book of Reference ...

Accidents will happen ; wine will be spilt, and glass ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2006)

by Elizabeth Knowles

accidents will happen (in the best regulated families) however careful you try to be, it is inevitable that some unfortunate or unforeseen events ...

Google previewOxford American Large Print Dictionary (2008)

by Oxford University Press

expressing habitual or inevitable tendency: accidents will happen. will2 n.

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