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the most traumatic event of my life
Police questioned witnesses about the events surrounding his death.
The investigation uncovered a chain of events that could have been prevented.
Our next event is a dinner dance on the 18th.
The concert is an annual event.
They are very good at staging international sporting events.
It seems obvious now, but that's being wise after the event.
The main witness was probably lying, but in any event the prosecution's case was very weak.
The ship may have been fired on, or it may have sunk as the result of an accident. In either event, no survivors were found.
Holland needed to beat Poland for England to qualify. In the event, Poland beat Holland, so England were out of the competition.
In the event of a crash, these added safety features may be lifesavers.
In the normal course of events police would not respond to this situation.
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