happen to

This page is about the phrasal verb happen to.

Meaning: If something happens to you, an event or an occurrence affects you directly.

For example:

  • happen to Did you hear about what happened to Terry's old company? They went bankrupt!

  • happen to What happened to you? You've got a black eye! Were you in a fight or something?

Quick Quiz:

We knew something bad had happened to Michael because he

a. looked normal

b. looked upset

c. looked excited

Phrasal verbs grammar

1000 Phrasal Verbs in Context ebook

Phrasal Verb of the Day

This entry is in the following categories:

Contributor: Matt Errey