sobrevenir
sobrevenir
intransitive verb
1. (general) 
a. to happen 
Antes de que pudiera terminar sus estudios, sobrevino la guerra y destrozó todos los planes de Marta.Before she was able to finish her studies, the war happened and destroyed all of Martha's plans.
Tras varios días con altas temperaturas sobrevino un incendio en el bosque.After several days with high temperatures a fire happened unexpectedly in the forest.
c. to ensue 
La tensión que sobrevino al discurso del presidente era evidente.The tension that ensued from the president's speech was clear.
d. to strike 
Una desgracia sobrevino a la familia cuando más feliz era.A tragedy struck the family right when they were the happiest.
sobrevenir
intransitive verb
1. (general) 
a. to happen, to ensue 
sobrevino la guerrathe war intervened
sobrevenir
intransitive verb
(ocurrir) to happen; happen unexpectedly; (resultar) to follow; ensue;
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