What is the meaning of "As it so happens" and when do we use it? Refer to a synonym if you can please. Thanks.


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"As it so happens" is used as a connector phrase to bridge parts of a conversation, usually things that are closely related or lead into each other. Might be in reference to an unexpected or unlikely fact.1


"My car just broke down."

"As it so happens, my husband is a mechanic."

Phrases that could be used similarly:

  • You're [just] in luck...
  • Well, actually...
  • Now that you mention it...
  • You know what?

Keep in mind, the above aren't synonyms, but they can frequently be used interchangeably.


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