Meaning of “run across sth” in the English Dictionary


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

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run across sth

phrasal verb with run uk /rʌn/ us verb running, ran, run

to find something when you are not expecting to:

I was looking through the files and I ran across some unfilled orders.

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