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run across sb

informal
phrasal verb with run uk   /rʌn/ us   /rʌn/ verb present participle running, past tense ran, past participle run
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run across sb

phrasal verb with run uk   /rʌn/ us   verb running, ran, run
to meet someone without planning to: After a couple of hours, I finally ran across someone who could help me.
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