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run-in

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈrʌn.ɪn/ informal
If you have a run-in with someone, you have a serious argument with them or you get into trouble with them: I had a run-in with the boss/the law/the police yesterday.
Translations of “run-in”
in Chinese (Traditional) 激烈的爭執,爭吵, 衝突…
in Russian ссора…
in Turkish münakaşa, tartışma, ağız dalaşı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 激烈的争执,争吵, 冲突…
in Polish scysja, starcie…
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