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running into

phrase
present participle of run into

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1 to come upon unexpectedly or by chance
  • They ran into a new set of problems as soon as they thought everything was fixed.

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2 to come upon face-to-face or as if face-to-face
  • The woman ran into her boss at the grocery store.

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“Running into.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/running%20into. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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