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coincidence
used in Murder On The Orient Express

7 uses
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Definition
a situation where two things happened at the same time or in the same way by chance even though it was unlikely

(for example, if two students in the same class met by accident while visiting another country)
  • Have we here a coincidence, or what?
    1.7 — Part 1 Chapter 7 — The Body (30% in)
  • It is a little too much of a coincidence, that!
    1.7 — Part 1 Chapter 7 — The Body (77% in)
  • Already we are heavily overburdened by coincidence.
    2.14 — Part 2 Chapter 14 — The Evidence of the Weapon (28% in)
  • "As, to that, the coincidence is not perhaps so great as it seems," said the doctor.
    2.14 — Part 2 Chapter 14 — The Evidence of the Weapon (29% in)
  • Ah! mon cher , that would be indeed stretching coincidence a little too far," said M. Bouc.
    3.8 — Part 3 Chapter 8 — Further Surprising Revelations (92% in)
  • He went on slowly: "I was particularly struck by the extraordinary difficulty of proving a case against any one person on the train, and by the rather curious coincidence that in each case the testimony giving an alibi came from what I might describe as an 'unlikely' person.
    3.9 — Part 3 Chapter 9 — Poirot Propounds Two Solutions (50% in)
  • For so many people connected with the Armstrong case to be travelling by the same train through coincidence was not only unlikely: it was impossible .
    3.9 — Part 3 Chapter 9 — Poirot Propounds Two Solutions (52% in)

There are no more uses of "coincidence" in Murder On The Orient Express.

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