How to use By-chance in a sentence

by-chance
  • Our destiny is shaped by our actions and decisions, not by chance.

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  • Have you seen Ully by chance?

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  • Even so, more by chance than intentionally, Buell's leading division was opposite the Landing, awaiting only a ferry, on the evening before the battle; Grant, however, declined to allow it to cross, as he thought that there would be no fighting for some days.

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  • I observed by chance a stalk of rice which was already in ear.

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  • Dean had no way of checking Byrne's mileage and if by chance he had detoured east on Interstate 84, probably 30 miles further, instead of taking the more direct south-easterly route between Scranton and Parkside.

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  • It was discovered by chance in 1858, having been until then hermetically sealed by a mass of limestone breccia.

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  • The number and proportion of successes was too high to admit of explanation by chance coincidence, but success was not invariable.

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  • The other saga, which by chance came to be looked upon as the chief repository of facts concerning the Vinland voyages, is found in a large Icelandic work known as the Flatey Book, as it was once owned by a man who lived on Flat Island (Flatey), on the north-western coast of Iceland.

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  • A Technical Schools Act, passed in 1887, was applied by a few local authorities; but in 1890 funds were by chance made available from an unexpected source, and devoted to the purposes of technical and secondary education.

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  • Edhem Bey (1904), and by chance discoveries, fine-art products have come to light on the site.

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  • The seed is a common adulterant of mustard seed (Brassica) either by chance or for profit.

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  • The first group asked, " What should we do if by chance we bury somebody alive?

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  • In fact the two American companies have by chance recently amalgamated.

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  • I stumbled across it by chance and became completely spellbound - I read it from start to finish in a period of 24hrs!

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  • The initiative of Abbe and Schott, which was greatly aided by the resources for scientific investigation available at the Physikalische Reichsanstalt (Imperial Physical Laboratory), led to such important developments that similar work was undertaken in France by the firm of Mantois, the successors of Feil, and somewhat later by Chance in England.

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  • Professor de Petra (in the same work) has also published the official notices upon the antiquities unearthed in the sumptuous villa, giving the plan executed by Weber and recovered by chance by the director of excavations, Michele Ruggiero.

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  • She liked to feel the cat purr; and if by chance she felt a dog in the act of barking, she showed great pleasure.

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  • It is natural for a man who does not understand the workings of a machine to imagine that a shaving that has fallen into it by chance and is interfering with its action and tossing about in it is its most important part.

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  • I stumbled across it by chance and became completely spellbound - I read it from start to finish in a period of 24hrs !

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  • As in the telephone telepathy tests, there was an expectation of 25% success by chance.

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  • The typography of the book is quite largely composed by chance.

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  • Every now and then a product like the Smashbox Photo Finish Bronzing Primer just comes strolling into my life, purely by chance.

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  • I came across Smashbox Photo Finish Bronzing Primer purely by chance.

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  • This is a wonderful tip to start at any time in your dog's life, and if by chance you are at the puppy stage then all the better.

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  • Buy your laminate floor from a reputable dealer that you know will be there if by chance you need to order more flooring due to a defect or error on your part.

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  • He believed that nothing was done by chance and that everything was motivated by the unconscious - what a dreamer does in their dreams was the way to act on those impulses and urges.

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  • The detection of these diseases may occur by chance during a routine physical examination.

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  • Craniosynostosis usually occurs by chance (sporadic).

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  • If by chance the above sites don't have what you need, you can try using a search engine like Google.

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  • A statistical calculation of the probability that a person could correctly guess the right card by chance is 20% - 370 correct hits out of the 1850 trials.

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  • We've all heard success stories of songwriters who met the right person at the right time by chance.

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  • It was by chance that Kendra Wilkinson met Playboy mogul Hugh Hefner.

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  • Pilots of both kinds of ship wore Battlestar Galactica helmets for a number of reasons including protection when fighting, and if by chance they were shot down, and found themselves grounded on an alien world with an unfriendly atmosphere.

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  • Do you have a headache by chance?

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