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    it was a chance meeting

    Is this correct:
    1) It was a chance meeting, which a lot of important things are.


    The problem is that 'a lot of important things' are 'chance events' and not 'chance meeting'. The sentence is understandable (a lot of important things happen by chance') but I think the sentence is really saying 'a lot of important things are chance meetings', which is not what it is trying to say.

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    Navi.

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    Re: it was a chance meeting

    'It was a chance meeting, at which a lot of important things happened.'

    Not a teacher.

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