Meaning of COINCIDENCE in English
▪ complete , pure , sheer
It was pure ~ that they were both in Vegas on the same day.
▪ happy , lucky
What a happy ~ to meet you at the airport just when I wanted to see you.
▪ amazing , bizarre , curious , extraordinary , funny , incredible , odd , remarkable , strange , weird , wonderful
… OF COINCIDENCES
▪ series , set , string
They met through a series of strange ~s.
COINCIDENCE + VERB
Remarkable ~s do happen in real life.
▪ by (a) ~
By ~, we both went to the same school.
By an unfortunate ~, their house was broken into on the day he lost his job.
Oxford Collocations English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний . 2012