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Verb: run into  rún in-too
  1. Be beset by
    "The project ran into numerous financial difficulties";
    - encounter
     
  2. Collide violently with an obstacle
    "I ran into the telephone pole";
    - bump into, jar against, butt against, knock against
     
  3. Come into sudden contact with
    - hit, strike, impinge on, collide with, impact
     
  4. Accidentally be in the same place and interact with (someone)
    "How nice to run into you again!";
    - meet, encounter, run across, come across, see

Derived forms: run into, running into, ran into, runs into

Type of: be, touch