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

The meaning of "Occur" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does singly occuring mean?
A: it means when something only happens once, for example: death is singly occurring. it only happens once
Q: What does It occured to me or it striked me that... mean?
A: It means "I suddenly realised"
Like something you realise suddenly, without having thought about it previously. That is why you say IT because is like the action is involuntary so its not made by you but the thing you realised itself.
Q: What does occurred mean?
A: Occurred = happened
Q: What does Naturally occurring mean?
A: It occurs without human interference
Q: What does occur mean?
A: it can also mean to realize or suddenly understand/know

It occurred to her that she might not pass the exam because she didn't study.

It suddenly occurred to him that he had fallen in love with her.

Example sentences using "Occur"

Q: Please show me example sentences with to occur.
A: Nothing occured that seemed important .
Crime occur anytime , wherever you are
Q: Please show me example sentences with occurred .
A: "The accident occurred at 12 o'clock."
(The accident happened at 12 o'clock.)
"That thought never occurred to me"
(I never happened to think of that
Q: Please show me example sentences with occur.
A: Burns occur when you put your hand in a fire, bad grades occur when you don't study, good grades occur when you study
Q: Please show me example sentences with occur.
A: Occur can mean Happen

(Present) "I don't want an accident to occur"

(Past) "The incident Occurred at 2:00 PM"

Occur can also mean realize

"It occurred to me I was late for work"
Q: Please show me example sentences with occurred .
A: It never occured to him that they would take him seriously.
The crime occured last night at around 10 o'clock.
It suddenly occured to me that I didn't have enough money to buy it after all.

Synonyms of "Occur" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between occur and take place ?
A: Occur - another word for this is happen.

Eg : an issue can occur
An issue could happen
An occurrence, a happening

Take place means the same thing but it can sound a little unnatural if you use it wrongly
Eg
Dinner is taking place in 5 mins
The wedding took place in the church

You can say
Many changes have taken place since we arrived
Q: What is the difference between it never occured to me. and it never hit me. ?
A: @tjstkdn Yeah, they are pretty common during normal conversation. One phrase can be switched with the other in any situation.
Q: What is the difference between happen,take place,come about and occur ?
A: These all mean "happen," but with small differences. For example, "take place" is more formal "can you please describe what took place after you returned home from work that night?" And "come about" places more emphasis on what happened *before* other events. "Wow, Harry is the president of the company now? How did that come about?"

Occur is usually for special situations like specific events "the next full moon will occur on January the 24th." Nobody will say "A broken bowl? How did that occur!?" They will instead say "what happened!?"
Q: What is the difference between It never occured to me. and I didn't know that. ?
A: only when you have never thought about something at all, you use "it never occurred to me" (never thought of that possibility)
but "i didnt know that" can be use in almost every situation as it is a general statement
Q: What is the difference between occur and take place ?
A: Both have the same meaning. The difference is that "take place" is specific for thing that happened, for example a party, a storm, a murder a garage sale; you use take place for giving information about where something happens. "Michael Jackson's death took place at his own house" "The party of John took place at his new house" "The premier of X movie took place at Los Angeles".

Occur can be used also as "take place" BUT, occur could be used too for not actual events but things that just happen. For example "It occurred to me that I needed a new job" (here occur works as something that just happened in your mind, you could not use "take place" at this kind of sentences, it wouldn't make sense.

Hope this helped, sorry if I confuse you. If you need more examples just ask me :)

Translations of "Occur"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? occur
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Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? occur
A: "Occur. How did this occur?"
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? occur
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? occur
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? occur
A: @amir1506: It is different a little bit depending where you live. Where I am in Canada, we say:

Other questions about "Occur"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce it never occurred to me .
A: It never occurred to me .
Q: Please show me how to pronounce occurring.
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Q: Please show me how to pronounce occur.
A: (pronunciation a•cure)
Hope this helps!
Q: Please show me how to pronounce occur .
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Q: What will occur next? does this sound natural?
A: It does sound natural... However, most people would probably say "What will happen next"

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