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coincidence
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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • How could it be coincidence that they had arrived in the alleyway where Harry was?
  • ’Oh, I don’t think any of us believe the Dementors were there by coincidence,’ said Dumbledore lightly.
  • Or had Malfoy’s use of the word ’dogging’ been a coincidence?
  • This isn’t a coincidence,’ he said, his hands forming fists.
  • Then Hermione said, ’But last year your scar hurt when nobody was touching you, and didn’t Dumbledore say it had to do with what YouKnow-Who was feeling at the time? I mean, maybe this hasn’t got anything to do with Umbridge at all, maybe it’s just coincidence it happened while you were with her?’
  • Ron, think about itĄ­ Sturgis Podmore was trying to get through a door at the Ministry of MagicĄ­ it must have been that one, it’s too much of a coincidence!

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  • It was a pure coincidence that both got sick the same weekend.
  • It was a fortunate coincidence that we ran into each other at Starbucks.

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