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English definition of “run into sth”

run into sth

(EXPERIENCE PROBLEMS) phrasal verb with run     /rʌn/ verb (present participle running, past tense ran, past participle run)
If you run into problems, you begin to experience them: We ran into bad weather/debt/trouble.Experiencing and suffering
(Definition of run into sth (EXPERIENCE PROBLEMS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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