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  • run across — (someone) to meet someone without planning to. You don t run across many people who don t own a TV …   New idioms dictionary

  • run across — (something) to find something without specifically looking for it. While looking for a present for my father, I ran across the most interesting book …   New idioms dictionary

  • run across — ► run across meet or find by chance. Main Entry: ↑run …   English terms dictionary

  • run across — verb come together (Freq. 2) I ll probably see you at the meeting How nice to see you again! • Syn: ↑meet, ↑run into, ↑encounter, ↑come across, ↑see …   Useful english dictionary

  • run across — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms run across : present tense I/you/we/they run across he/she/it runs across present participle running across past tense ran across past participle run across run across someone/something to find something or to …   English dictionary

  • run across sb — UK US run across sb Phrasal Verb with run({{}}/rʌn/ verb (running, ran, run) ► to meet someone without planning to: »After a couple of hours, I finally ran across someone who could help me …   Financial and business terms

  • run across — we never expected to run across Mrs. Gundlach at the casino Syn: meet, meet by chance, come across, run into, chance on/upon, stumble on/upon, happen on/upon; informal bump into …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • run across — PHRASAL VERB If you run across someone or something, you meet them or find them unexpectedly. [V P n] We ran across some old friends in the village. Syn: come across …   English dictionary

  • run across someone — run across (someone) to meet someone without planning to. You don t run across many people who don t own a TV …   New idioms dictionary

  • run across something — run across (something) to find something without specifically looking for it. While looking for a present for my father, I ran across the most interesting book …   New idioms dictionary

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