Origin of run-in
Examples from the Web for run-in
Reyes later laughed it off as a “run-in” over what to watch on TV that night.
Wilkinson says the gel combats the “I had a run-in with a can of paint” defense.
According to Murphy's family and local news reports, this was the teen's first run-in with the law.
Evi filmed her run-in at the union offices with her ever-present handheld camera.
I had my own run-in with these Taliban guys in Maiduguri two years ago.
It does come to an end at last, however, and at last also we do get our "run-in," such as it is.A History of the French Novel, Vol. 1|George Saintsbury
Forget her a minute and brace yourself for a run-in with that gang of rag-chewers in there.Torchy, Private Sec.|Sewell Ford
"And there was a run-in this morning between your boss and his brother," observed the Squire, scratching a match.When Egypt Went Broke|Holman Day
He had visited the neighborhood for a special purpose, and his run-in with the three rowdies had only been a side diversion.Oscar the Detective|Harlan Page Halsey
I hear you've had a run-in with the bad man of Chicito Caon, son.The Sheriff's Son|William MacLeod Raine