To run into someone

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Definition

to run into someone: to meet someone by chance
idiom
It was nice running into you. I didn't expect to see you in the street yesterday but it was great to see you.

to run into each other: to meet by chance
idiom

Examples

  • "It was nice to run into you again."
  • "Oh, yes he told me to mention that in case we ran into each other."
  • "I ran into him at my dog's hairdresser, and I thought: he's rich and weird, and you're weird and now rich - I guess you guys should talk."
  • "When we finally reached Brazil, Horatio ran into an old friend."

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