Translation of befall in Spanish:

befall

sucederle a, v.

Pronunciation: /bɪˈfɔːlən//bɪˈfel/

transitive verb

  • 1literary

    sucederle a
    ocurrirle a
    • Despite the disgrace and humiliation which eventually befell him, he never wavered from his beliefs.
    • In November 1913 a fatal tragedy befell the family - after a quarrel Lora committed suicide.
    • Summoning emergency help should an injury befall a walker would have been almost impossible.
    • But bad luck befell the team, resulting in a year-long winless streak.
    • We're sorry these warnings were too late to prevent the tragedy that befell your family.

intransitive verb

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    suceder
    ocurrir