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    #1

    occured to/occured with

    1. This is how a tragedy occurred to me this morning.
    2. This is how a tragedy occurred with me this morning.


    Which of the above statements are grammatical and natural?
    Is there some other way to express the same thing in a more natural way?

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    Aamir the Global Citizen

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    #2

    Re: occured to/occured with

    Tragedies don't occur to/with/for, etc. people. They just occur.
    Try,
    This is how the tragedy occurred this morning.

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    #3

    Re: occured to/occured with

    Occurred to me is an expression meaning "I thought of an idea."
    I am not a teacher.

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    #4

    Re: occured to/occured with

    'This is how the tragedy happened to me this morning.'

    Is it correct?
    I am not a teacher.

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    #5

    Re: occured to/occured with

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    'This is how the tragedy happened to me this morning.'

    Is it correct?
    it is probably correct, but I am also waiting for a native speaker to respond.

    "This is how I experienced/went through the tragedy this morning." could be another possible way.

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