- to meet someone by accident or unexpectedly
- run into something or someone
- to run into – normal verb - “The truck ran into the bridge.”
- to run into – phrasal verb - “I ran into Bill at the Mall.”
- to run into – phrasal verb - “He ran into a lot of problems setting up his new business in Rio.”
- similar to - “to bump into” - “I bumped into one of my students at the beach.”
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- My wife ran into George Clooney jogging in Central Park.
- He ran into a lot of problems when he tried to change the IT department.
- If you run into John at the hospital tell him to call me.
- You’ll never guess who I ran into last night at the airport?
Your ex-wife and she was with Brad Pitt!
- I was in an electronics store in Hong Kong and ran into an old college buddy. It's a small world, isn't it?
- Boy, did I run into a ton of problems when I tried to update Windows 10!
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- When you travel internationally, it is not unusual to run into famous people at the airports.
- Did your wife run into anyone from Rio when she was in Paris?
- If you fly through Chicago during the Winter, you can run into bad weather.
- They ran into a lot of problems on their trip to Europe. The airline went on strike, and their passports and credit cards were stolen.