run into somebody

run into somebody

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • run something into somebody — ˈrun sth into sb/sth derived to make a vehicle crash into sb/sth • He ran his car into a tree. Main entry: ↑runderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • run — run1 W1S1 [rʌn] v past tense ran [ræn] past participle run present participle running ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move quickly using your legs)¦ 2¦(race)¦ 3¦(organize/be in charge of )¦ 4¦(do something/go somewhere quickly)¦ 5¦(buses/trains etc)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Run — A run consists of a series of bid and offer quotes for different securities or maturities. Dealers give to and ask for runs from each other. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * ▪ I. run run 1 [rʌn] verb ran PASTTENSE [ræn] …   Financial and business terms

  • run — A run consists of a series of bid and offer quotes for different securities or maturities ( maturity). dealers give and ask for runs from each other. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * ▪ I. run run 1 [rʌn] verb ran …   Financial and business terms

  • 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 — [c]/rʌn / (say run) verb (ran, run, running) –verb (i) 1. to move quickly on foot, so as to go more rapidly than in walking (in bipedal locomotion, so that for an instant in each step neither foot is on the ground). 2. to do this for exercise, as …  

  • Somebody Else's Problem — (also known as Someone else s problem or SEP ) is an effect that causes people to ignore matters which are generally important to a group but may not seem specifically important to the individual. Author Douglas Adams s description of the effect …   Wikipedia

  • run somebody into the ground — run sb/sth into the ˈground idiom to use sth so much that it is broken; to make sb work so hard that they are no longer able to work Main entry: ↑groundidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • run off — verb 1. run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along (Freq. 2) The thief made off with our silver the accountant absconded with the cash from the safe • Syn: ↑abscond, ↑bolt, ↑absquatulate, ↑decamp, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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