Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Accidental"

The meaning of "Accidental" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does “and possibly from the accidental discovery of the warmth of fire,and the consequent use of it,at first a luxury,arose the present necessity to sit by it”. sit by it mean?
A: It’s means literally that they are sitting next to the fire
Q: What does an accidental utterance mean?
A: An utterance is something you speak, so it would be something you say that you didn't mean to say. Maybe something offensive or upsetting.

Example sentences using "Accidental"

Q: Please show me example sentences with accidental.
A: Examples with accidental:

"He accidentally dropped his phone"

"The blue paint color was accidental"
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Synonyms of "Accidental" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between I saw him accidental. and I happened to see him. ?
A: Accidentally means it was something you didn’t mean to do and that it was a mistake - “He accidentally dropped his phone.” “He accidentally walked into the wrong room.” “He accidentally locked himself out of his house.”

“Happened to” means that it happened by chance - it wasn’t a mistake; it was just a random thing that you didn’t plan. “I happened to see him.” “I happened to walk outside right when it started to rain.” “I happened to buy the winning lottery ticket.”
Q: What is the difference between accidental and concidental ?
A: Accidental is when something happens without someone meaning it to. Coincidental is similar, but it's when two things happen together that weren't planned to coincide, but the effect is funny or startling.

I accidentally posted the wrong letter.

We coincidentally arrived at the party both wearing the same outfits.

I know it looks bad that I went out at the same time you were robbed, but I swear, it's a coincidence!

I know you're angry that I ate your food, but it was an accident! I just forgot it wasn't mine.
Q: What is the difference between accidental and uexpected and incidental and fortuitous ?
A: Accidental= Not intended/not meant to happen
Unexpected= Something that wasn't thought would happen
Incidental= Something small, but important
Fortuitous= Fortunate OR accidental
Q: What is the difference between accidental and incidental ?
A: Accidental=it's something which happen without knowing it will happen or not expecting
Incidental=this happen as a response of something that you did and maybe you know it's result

Translations of "Accidental"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? accidental
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Other questions about "Accidental"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce accidental.
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Q: When I have an accidental swallowing by mistake, I tend to easily catch a cold after that. does this sound natural?
A: Yeah, that makes it more clear, I know what aspiration is.

When I'm eating or drinking and something goes down the wrong pipe, I tend to catch a cold after.

I'd probably only say eating or drinking, but I'm not sure if you're talking about aspirating food or liquid, could be both too.
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Q: made accidental is something to describe “snapped out”? Snapped out, isolated like ghosts, even from out pity? Like this. So confused with many , here to understand this sentence
A: Wow. You are studying some very advanced English! I salute you! :)

The phrases "snapped out" and "made accidental" are not everyday language and can only be determined from the context of the book, that is, how they relate to other parts of the book.

I myself, a well-read native speaker of English, had to rely on searching the web for the answer. The link below is the best answer I found, and I'll also explain it.

https://www.enotes.com/homework-help/could-you-pleaser-tell-me-literal-figurative-430615

"Snapped out" is most likely a reference back to "snapped them out with her fingers" earlier in the book, and refers to extinguishing candles by snapping or flicking one's fingers through the candle flame.

So when you read "They were gone, without a word, snapped out", it means that they left very suddenly and abruptly, as you might imagine a candle flame being suddenly and abruptly extinguished.

And the phrase "made accidental" appears to be foreshadowing, that is, a hint of what is to happen later. (There is evidently a plan coming up to make an intentional killing appear to be accidental.) So "made accidental" could also be read "as though by accident", again, giving a feeling of a sudden and abrupt change.

Whew. Hope this helped. Please feel free to ask questions and I'll do my best to answer! :)

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