Definition of run into phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

run into

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

run into somebody

(informal)
 
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to meet someone by chance Guess who I ran into today!

    run into something

     
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  1. 1to enter an area of bad weather while traveling We ran into thick fog on the way home.
  2. 2to experience difficulties, etc. Be careful not to run into debt. to run into danger/trouble/difficulties
  3. 3 to reach a particular level or amount Her income runs into six figures (= is more than $100,000).

run into somebody/something

 
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to crash into someone or something The bus went out of control and ran into a line of people.

run something into somebody/something

 
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to make a vehicle crash into someone or something He ran his car into a tree.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: run into