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1‘if any problems arise, go to the Citizens' Advice Bureau’
come to light, become apparent, make an appearance, appear, emerge, crop up, turn up, come about, surface, spring up, enter into the picture
occur, ensue, set in, transpire, come into being, come into existence, begin, commence
literary befall, come to pass
2‘manufacturers are liable for all losses arising from defective products’
result, proceed, follow, ensue, derive, stem, accrue
originate, emanate, spring, flow
be caused by, be brought about by, be produced by
3‘the beast stretched his legs and arose’
stand up, rise, get to one's feet, get up, jump up, leap up, spring up
become erect, straighten up
sit down, lie down
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