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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of transpire.

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Examples

  • The world wherein the story transpires is lush and mysterious, but again, it remains largely unexploited (and unexplored).

    Paul Kearney - This Forsaken Earth (Book Review)

  • I'm simply not capable of representing the diverse and dizzyingly rich panorama of gay existence, and neither, it transpires, is television.

    Gay roles on television need to be real

  • Eugene, it transpires, is experimenting with something he calls an automobile, although George is rudely scornful, unable to believe that anything so cumbersome will ever replace the horse.

    The Magnificent Ambersons « Tales from the Reading Room

  • The world wherein the story transpires is lush and mysterious, but again, it remains largely unexploited (and unexplored).

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • What transpires is some heavy stuff as the homophobic thugs engage in a level of viciousness that -- like The Girl Next Door -- is steeped in a cruel reality.

    Wish List Wednesday #36: Just Like Hell

  • Up to press, the official line has always been that excessive speed is a contributory factor in a third of all accidents but, what transpires from the latest set of figures (summary here) is that "speeding" – defined as exceeding the speed limit – is a factor in only five percent of accidents (1 in 20).

    The fate of the Union?

  • Our main gas pipe, it transpires, is too narrow for today’s regulations and so the gas needs to be pumped in another way.

    More Chaos « Tales from the Reading Room

  • We will drop the subject, and if ever her real name transpires, she will have no cause to lament being known to the persons to whom she will find herself closely allied.

    The Curate and His Daughter, a Cornish Tale

  • And what of another, hitherto unnoticed, whose nose is of the hooked vulturine, whose name transpires as Pisistratus Mytharete?

    One of Our Conquerors — Volume 3

  • And what of another, hitherto unnoticed, whose nose is of the hooked vulturine, whose name transpires as Pisistratus Mytharete?

    One of Our Conquerors — Complete

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