VERB + DESTINY fulfil, meet She was convinced that sooner or later she would fulfil her destiny. The time was right for him to meet his destiny. | avoid, escape No man can escape his destiny. | shape Something was about to happen that would shape her destiny.
DESTINY + VERB await sb, lie the destiny that awaited him Her destiny lay in that city.
PHRASES be in control of your own destiny/be master of your own destiny She set up her own business because she wanted to be in control of her own destiny. | a sense of destiny He was driven on by a strong sense of destiny.