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1‘it transpired that Mr. Washington had been in London throughout the period of the robberies’
become known, become apparent, be revealed, be disclosed, come to light, emerge, come out, get out, be discovered, be uncovered, materialize, leak out, turn out, be made public
2‘the visitors explained where they had come from and what had transpired there’
happen, occur, take place, come about, come to pass, crop up, turn up, arise, chance, ensue, befall, be realized, take shape
pan out, end up
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