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- v. To enter by running.
- v. To collide with.
- v. To cause to collide with.
- v. To encounter or meet unexpectedly (literally or figuratively).
- v. To reach, to flow into (a body of water).
- v. To blend into; to be followed by or adjacent to without there being a clear boundary.
- v. To cause to blend into.
- v. To reach a large figure.
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- v. come together
- v. hit against; come into sudden contact with
- v. collide violently with an obstacle
- v. be beset by
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In the locker room later, Yankee manager Ralph Houk reminded his players that it was better to run into the catcher than to be tripped, fall over, and get tagged out.
That long-delayed project, however, might run into further problems because it has been tied into thecorruption case involving State Sen. Carl Kruger.
Once again I am sixteen and hoping the door will open and I may just happen to run into Warren Clark, the twenty-five year old whom I secretly adore.
I walked out of that classroom knowing two things: one, Stuart needed to find a new way to carry his RollerBlades, and two, he was going to run into serious trouble when he hit middle school.
In France a distinguished economist named Leon Walras proved that one could deduce by mathematics the exact prices that would just exactly clear the market; of course, in order to do this, one had to have the equation for every single economic good on the market and then the ability to solve a problem in which the number of equations would run into the hundreds of thousands—indeed, into the millions.
But we just saw her run into the third-level stairwell, right about where Locke should be.
Sociobiologists such as E. O. Wilson have attempted to explain this behavior in terms of some indirect reproductive benefits to the practitioner of altruism, but the arguments quickly run into trouble.
In the words of Colin Powell, the defense secretarys military assistant in the early 1980s, Weinbergers general approach was all sails up, full speed ahead, where is the brick wallI wish to run into it now, sir!
In the university corridors I run into two other ex-classmates, Natasha and Luba.
A hurried over-correction caused me to run into the opposite wall.