run into

verb(preposition; mainly intr)
  1. (also tr) to collide with or cause to collide with: her car ran into a tree

  2. to encounter unexpectedly

  1. (also tr) to be beset by or cause to be beset by: the project ran into financial difficulties

  2. to extend to; be of the order of: debts running into thousands

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Other Idioms and Phrases with run into

run into

Meet or find by chance, as in I ran into an old friend at the concert. [c. 1900]

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