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We do not yet know what will transpire at tomorrow’s meeting.
  to happen; or to become known
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transpired transpire transpiration transpires transpiring transpirable
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  • We do not yet know what will transpire at tomorrow’s meeting.
  • We expect it will transpire at the hearings next week.
  • Tonight, these men sat in the shadows, as if they were somehow ashamed of what was about to transpire.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • It transpired after a confused five minutes that the man had heard Gatsby’s name around his office in a connection which he either wouldn’t reveal or didn’t fully understand.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby

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  • But it transpired that this was a request which Joe had just been going to make of Tom, and had come to hunt him up for that purpose.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
  • The Delacours, it soon transpired, were helpful, pleasant guests.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  • The servant announced the young man; but the banker, recollecting what had transpired the day before, did not wish him admitted.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • I say "probably" because of what transpired four days after Norton’s summit assault.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • I am still trying to make sense of what has just transpired.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • Mark thought he might explode, so confused was he by what had transpired over the last half an hour or so.
    James Dashner  --  The Kill Order

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  • Now imagine the impact these cameras would have had in the past, and will have in the future, if similar events transpire.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • My head was full of everything that had transpired in court: I was replaying what witnesses had said and worrying about whether things had gone exactly right.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • But nothing ever transpired.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • He said, "If ever it transpires that I am in trouble, I shall indeed send for you."
    Neil Gaiman  --  The Graveyard Book
  • She shut her eyes tightly and pursed her lips in pain, as if in recollection of all that had just transpired.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • You can wash it, and wash it, and still never forget what has transpired, a word which here means "happened and made everybody sad."
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Reptile Room
  • Only the thought of what was transpiring on the other side of that wall got me to my feet.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • I will say nothing to the Clave or Council of anything that transpires tonight.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • It’s called transpiration.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • In the decades after the war, the abandoned Naoetsu campsite decayed, and the village residents didn’t speak of what had transpired there.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • Now, I think it’s time for you to tell me what transpired while I was unconscious.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • As days turned into weeks, there was now, if nothing else, a beleaguered acceptance of what had transpired—all the result of war, a promise keeper, and one piano accordion.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • But the skrewts, it transpired, did not hibernate, and did not appreciate being forced into pillow-lined boxes and nailed in.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • It transpired that she understood and spoke French, so the conversation took place in that language.
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express
  • An irrefutable demonstration of the brotherhood’s power has already transpired.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • Out of the hall, Eragon told Orik what had transpired.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • Miss Henderson was a newcomer, and it was some time before rumor made her out; but finally it transpired that she was a kept woman, the former mistress of the superintendent of a department in the same building.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • She told him everything: about the fire and his attempts to cover for Scott, about all that had transpired with Marcus.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Last Song
  • From time to time promising features would appear on the distant horizon—ravines, maybe mountains, maybe even cities—but as they approached the lines would soften and blur into anonymity and nothing would transpire.
    Douglas Adams  --  The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
  • — CHAPTER TWENTY-FOUR — Occlumency Kreacher, it transpired, had been lurking in the attic.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • CHAPTER XXI Kentuck Our readers may not be unwilling to glance back, for a brief interval, at Uncle Tom’s Cabin, on the Kentucky farm, and see what has been transpiring among those whom he had left behind.
    Harriet Beecher Stowe  --  Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  • On returning, he found that Horner had disappeared, that the bureau had been forced open, and that the small morocco casket in which, as it afterwards transpired, the Countess was accustomed to keep her jewel, was lying empty upon the dressing-table.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • And in the wretched state of his own finances, there was a very powerful motive for secrecy, in addition to his fear of discovery by Lydia’s relations, for it had just transpired that he had left gaming debts behind him to a very considerable amount.
    Jane Austen  --  Pride and Prejudice
  • His dad rode with Aunt J, and I wondered as we found a place to park beneath the moonlight just what might transpire between the adult members of our interconnected families.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Burned
  • All memorable events, I should say, transpire in morning time and in a morning atmosphere.
    Henry David Thoreau  --  Walden
  • Chapter XXXVI IN WHICH PHILEAS FOGG’S NAME IS ONCE MORE AT A PREMIUM ON ’CHANGE It is time to relate what a change took place in English public opinion when it transpired that the real bankrobber, a certain James Strand, had been arrested, on the 17th day of December, at Edinburgh.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • Something troglodytic, shall we say? or can it be the old story of Dr. Fell? or is it the mere radiance of a foul soul that thus transpires through, and transfigures, its clay continent?
    Robert Louis Stevenson  --  Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  • A small part of what transpires is what I call the aha.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • I tried to explain things to Zia: about the shabti, Iskandar’s death, Desjardins’ becoming the Chief Lector, and what had transpired in the last three months since the battle with Set, but I’m not sure how much she heard.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • Galloway listened as Bellamy recounted the extraordinary tale of what had transpired after they had left Cathedral College.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • "What has transpired?" she cried, but her voice betrayed genuine concern.
    Julia Alvarez  --  How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents
  • Nevertheless, so potent an influence did this thing have on those seamen in the Pequod who came to the full knowledge of it, and by such a strange delicacy, to call it so, were they governed in this matter, that they kept the secret among themselves so that it never transpired abaft the Pequod’s main-mast.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • For a long time nothing transpired.
    Luis J. Rodriguez  --  Always Running
  • From the reports of eyewitnesses it transpires that the seismic waves were accompanied by a violent atmospheric perturbation of cyclonic character.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • I briefly related to him what had transpired: the strange laugh I had heard in the gallery: the step ascending to the third storey; the smoke, — the smell of fire which had conducted me to his room; in what state I had found matters there, and how I had deluged him with all the water I could lay hands on.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • Cedric opens his notebook, pulls out a blank sheet of paper, and poises his pen as Professor Wooten describes what will transpire over the next fifteen weeks.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • Once again it transpired that the official German decrees were not to be taken seriously, and in fact there was a relaxation of tension in German-Jewish relations for a few months, which seemed more and more genuine as both parties were increasingly concerned with events at the front.
    Wladyslaw Szpilman  --  The Pianist
  • I am determined to know the truth of the matter, so I warn you, do not attempt to conceal what actually transpired while you were in the Empire.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Brisingr
  • I will let you know how it transpires.
    D.H. Lawrence  --  Sons and Lovers
  • She did not learn either to forget or defend the past; but she learned to hope that it would never transpire farther, and that it might not cost her Henry’s entire regard.
    Jane Austen  --  Northanger Abbey
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