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runs across

phrase
present tense third-person singular of run across

Synonyms & Antonyms of runs across

1 to come upon unexpectedly or by chance
  • She ran across an old friend at lunch.

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2 to come upon face-to-face or as if face-to-face
  • They ran across a bear while camping in the woods.

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runs across

runs after

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“Runs across.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/runs%20across. Accessed 29 Jan. 2022.

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