ocurrir


ocurrir
v.
1 to happen.
nadie sabe lo que ocurrió nobody knows what happened
¿qué ocurre? what's the matter?
¿qué le ocurre a Juan? what's up with Juan?
¿te ocurre algo? is anything the matter?
lo que ocurre es que… the thing is…
Los eventos transcurrieron The events happened=came about.
2 to happen to, to occur to.
Los eventos transcurrieron The events happened=came about.
Me ocurrió algo divertido Something funny happened to me.
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ocurrir
verbo intransitivo
1 to happen
¿qué fue lo que ocurrió? what happened?
¿qué ocurre? what's wrong?
¿te ocurre algo? are you alright?
verbo pronominal ocurrirse
1 to occur to
no se me ocurre nada nothing occurs to me, I can't think of anything
a nadie se le ocurrió nada nobody came up with any ideas
se me ocurrió pensar que ... it crossed my mind that ..., it occurred to me that
¡se te ocurre cada cosa! you come out with some funny ideas!
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FRASEOLOGÍA
lo que ocurre es que ... the thing is that ...
por lo que pueda ocurrir just in case
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verb
to happen, occur
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1.
VI to happen

ha ocurrido algo horrible — something terrible has happened

lo que ocurrió podría haberse evitado — what happened could have been avoided

por lo que pudiera ocurrir — because of what might happen

ocurre que ... — it (so) happens that ...

¿qué ocurre? — what's going on?

¿qué te ocurre? — what's the matter?

lo que ocurre es que ... — the thing is ...

2.
See:
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1.
verbo intransitivo (en 3a pers) to happen

lo peor que puede ocurrir — the worst that can happen

ocurra lo que ocurra — whatever happens

¿ha ocurrido algo? — is anything the matter?, is anything wrong?

lo que ocurre es que ... — the trouble is (that) ...

¿qué te ocurre? — what's the matter?

nunca me había ocurrido una cosa así — nothing like that had ever happened to me before

2.
ocurrirse v pron (en 3a pers)

se me ocurrió que ... — it occurred to me that ... (frml)

di lo primero que se te ocurra — say the first thing that comes into your head

se me ha ocurrido una idea — I've had an idea

no se les ocurría nada — they couldn't think of anything

¿a quién se le ocurre dejarlo solo? — who in their right mind would leave him on his own?

¿cómo se te ocurrió comprarlo? — whatever made you buy it?

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= happen, occur, occur, take + place, come about, go on, transpire, come to + pass, play out.
Ex. Everything that happens in the couple's tiny, shrunken, enclosed world is addictive, unglamorous, and boringly awful.
Ex. Various desirable features will be incorporated into a package which may not occur to the new user as being of importance.
Ex. In DOBIS/LIBIS, this occurs only when entering multiple surnames.
Ex. This substitution takes place only in the online public access catalog.
Ex. In the next chapter we look at how this development came about and the directions it has taken.
Ex. How she ached to be a poet and by some wizardry of pen capture the mysteries going on out there.
Ex. The 2nd is the fact that most information seeking transpires with little help from librarians, who have consistently failed to establish themselves as primary information professionals.
Ex. The most devasting consequences predicted in 1980, such as the loss of small presses, have not come to pass.
Ex. The author discusses access, censorship, and privacy, looking at how these issues are played out in legal debates over copyright law.
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* averiguar lo que ocurre alrededor = put + Posesivo + ear to the ground.
* cambio + ocurrir = change + take place.
* catástrofe + ocurrir = disaster + strike.
* como ocurre en estos casos = as is the way with these things.
* como + ocurrir + en el caso de = as + be + the case for.
* cuando a Alguien le ocurre Algo, Otra Persona sufre las consecuencias = when + Alguien + sneeze, + Otro + catch cold.
* esto no ocurre en el caso de = the same is not true (for/of/with).
* lo mismo ocurre con = the same goes for.
* mantenerse atento a lo que ocurre alrededor = keep + Posesivo + ear to the ground.
* ¡Ni se te ocurra! = Not on your life!.
* no decir a Alguien lo que está ocurriendo = leave + Nombre + in the dark.
* ocurrir en el futuro = go into + the future.
* ocurrirse a Alguien una idea = hit on/upon + idea.
* ocurrírsele a Alguien una idea = think up + idea.
* ocurrírsele a Alguien una solución = come up with + solution.
* ocurrírsele a Uno = come to + mind.
* ocurrírsele a Uno Algo = come into + the mind, it + occur to + Nombre/Pronombre.
* ocurrírsele la idea = come up with + idea.
* ocurrir todo a la vez = happen + all at once.
* pregunta + ocurrir = question + pop into + Posesivo + mind.
* ¿qué ocurre si... ? = what if... ?.
* ser algo que no ocurre con frecuencia = be a rare occurrence.
* ser lo último que + ocurrir + a Alguien = be the last thing of + Posesivo + mind.
* si no ocurre ningún imprevisto = all (other) things being equal.
* tener que ocurrir = be bound to happen.
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1.
verbo intransitivo (en 3a pers) to happen

lo peor que puede ocurrir — the worst that can happen

ocurra lo que ocurra — whatever happens

¿ha ocurrido algo? — is anything the matter?, is anything wrong?

lo que ocurre es que ... — the trouble is (that) ...

¿qué te ocurre? — what's the matter?

nunca me había ocurrido una cosa así — nothing like that had ever happened to me before

2.
ocurrirse v pron (en 3a pers)

se me ocurrió que ... — it occurred to me that ... (frml)

di lo primero que se te ocurra — say the first thing that comes into your head

se me ha ocurrido una idea — I've had an idea

no se les ocurría nada — they couldn't think of anything

¿a quién se le ocurre dejarlo solo? — who in their right mind would leave him on his own?

¿cómo se te ocurrió comprarlo? — whatever made you buy it?

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= happen, occur, occur, take + place, come about, go on, transpire, come to + pass, play out.

Ex: Everything that happens in the couple's tiny, shrunken, enclosed world is addictive, unglamorous, and boringly awful.

Ex: Various desirable features will be incorporated into a package which may not occur to the new user as being of importance.
Ex: In DOBIS/LIBIS, this occurs only when entering multiple surnames.
Ex: This substitution takes place only in the online public access catalog.
Ex: In the next chapter we look at how this development came about and the directions it has taken.
Ex: How she ached to be a poet and by some wizardry of pen capture the mysteries going on out there.
Ex: The 2nd is the fact that most information seeking transpires with little help from librarians, who have consistently failed to establish themselves as primary information professionals.
Ex: The most devasting consequences predicted in 1980, such as the loss of small presses, have not come to pass.
Ex: The author discusses access, censorship, and privacy, looking at how these issues are played out in legal debates over copyright law.
* averiguar lo que ocurre alrededor = put + Posesivo + ear to the ground.
* cambio + ocurrir = change + take place.
* catástrofe + ocurrir = disaster + strike.
* como ocurre en estos casos = as is the way with these things.
* como + ocurrir + en el caso de = as + be + the case for.
* cuando a Alguien le ocurre Algo, Otra Persona sufre las consecuencias = when + Alguien + sneeze, + Otro + catch cold.
* esto no ocurre en el caso de = the same is not true (for/of/with).
* lo mismo ocurre con = the same goes for.
* mantenerse atento a lo que ocurre alrededor = keep + Posesivo + ear to the ground.
* ¡Ni se te ocurra! = Not on your life!.
* no decir a Alguien lo que está ocurriendo = leave + Nombre + in the dark.
* ocurrir en el futuro = go into + the future.
* ocurrirse a Alguien una idea = hit on/upon + idea.
* ocurrírsele a Alguien una idea = think up + idea.
* ocurrírsele a Alguien una solución = come up with + solution.
* ocurrírsele a Uno = come to + mind.
* ocurrírsele a Uno Algo = come into + the mind, it + occur to + Nombre/Pronombre.
* ocurrírsele la idea = come up with + idea.
* ocurrir todo a la vez = happen + all at once.
* pregunta + ocurrir = question + pop into + Posesivo + mind.
* ¿qué ocurre si... ? = what if... ?.
* ser algo que no ocurre con frecuencia = be a rare occurrence.
* ser lo último que + ocurrir + a Alguien = be the last thing of + Posesivo + mind.
* si no ocurre ningún imprevisto = all (other) things being equal.
* tener que ocurrir = be bound to happen.

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ocurrir [I1 ]
vi
(en tercera persona)to happen
eso ocurrió hace muchos años that happened many years ago
¿ha ocurrido algo? is anything the matter?, is something wrong?
ocurre una vez cada 120 años it occurs o happens once every 120 years
no sabemos qué ocurrió aquella noche we do not know what happened o took place that night
lo más or lo peor que puede ocurrir es que te diga que no the worst that can happen is that he'll say no
ocurra lo que ocurra whatever happens o come what may
lo que ocurre es que no tienes paciencia the trouble is that you have no patience
ocurrirle algo A algn:
¿qué te ocurre? what's the matter?
nunca me había ocurrido una cosa así nothing like that had ever happened to me before
ocurrirse
v pron
(en tercera persona)ocurrírsele algo A algn:
dime un nombre, el primero que se te ocurra give me a name, the first one that comes into your head o that you think of
se me ha ocurrido una idea brillante I've had a brilliant idea
no se les ocurría nada que regalarle they couldn't think of anything to give her
no se me ocurre qué puede ser I can't think o I've no idea what it can be
¿a quién se le ocurre dejarlo solo? who in their right mind would leave him on his own?
¿cómo se te ocurrió decirle semejante disparate? whatever made you say such a stupid thing?
se me ocurrió que quizás fuera mejor ir a pie it occurred to me that it might be better to walk (frml)
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ocurrir (conjugate ocurrir) verbo intransitivo (en 3a pers) to happen;
ocurra lo que ocurra whatever happens;

lo que ocurre es que … the trouble is (that) …;
lamento lo ocurrido I'm sorry about what happened
ocurrirse verbo pronominal (en 3a pers): se me ha ocurrido una idea I've had an idea;
no se les ocurría nada they couldn't think of anything;
di lo primero que se te ocurra say the first thing that comes into your head;
¿cómo se te ocurrió comprarlo? whatever made you buy it?
ocurrir verbo impersonal to happen, occur: no sé qué le ocurre, I don't know what's the matter with him
¿qué está ocurriendo aquí?, what's going on here?

'ocurrir' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
amagar
- caer
- coincidir
- haber
- poder
- ser
- suceder
- volver
English:
come about
- go on
- happen
- occur
- place
- strike
- yet
- recur
- thought
- transpire
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ocurrir
vi
1. [suceder] to happen;
ocurre muy frecuentemente it happens very often;
nadie sabe lo que ocurrió nobody knows what happened;
ha ocurrido un accidente there's been an accident;
lo que ocurre es que… the thing is…;
¿qué le ocurre a Juan? what's up with Juan?;
¿qué ocurre? what's the matter?;
¿te ocurre algo? is anything the matter?
2. Méx [ir] to go;
ocurrí a la central camionera I went to the central bus station
See also the pronominal verb ocurrirse
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ocurrir
I v/i
1 happen, occur;
¿qué ocurre? what’s going on?;
¿qué te ocurre? what’s the matter?
II v/i Méx
go
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ocurrir vi
: to occur, to happen
See also the reflexive verb ocurrirse
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ocurrir vb to happen / to occur [pt. & pp. occurred]
¿qué ocurre? what's happening? / what's going on?
¿qué te ocurre? what's the matter?

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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