Meaning of “run across sb” in the English Dictionary

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"run across sb" in British English

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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

(Definition of “run across sb” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"run across sb" in Business English

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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.

(Definition of “run across sb” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)