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    #1

    'He met with an accident'

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    We do say 'He met with an accident'.

    'He meets with an accident whenever he goes out'.

    I couldn't recognize the sense of accident here. Would you please help me match its definition? According to that context, which definition is fitfits, please?
    Last edited by Odessa Dawn; 14-Aug-2014 at 10:13. Reason: is fit->fits

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    #2

    Re: 'He met with an accident'

    I think definition#2 fits here.

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    #3

    Re: 'He met with an accident'

    It means that an accident occurred that involved the person.

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    #4

    Re: 'He met with an accident'

    May I take 'an accident' to mean 'something untoward' here?

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    #5

    Re: 'He met with an accident'

    In the whenever example, I'd say yes.

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