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run into sth

phrasal verb with run uk   us   /rʌn/ verb (present participle running, past tense ran, past participle run)
  • (REACH AN AMOUNT)

to ​reach a ​particularcost or ​amount, as a ​total: The ​repairs will ​probablyrun into thousands of ​dollars.
(Definition of run into sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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run into sth

phrasal verb with run uk   us   /rʌn/ verb (running, ran, run)
to ​experience problems: run into trouble/difficulty/problems
to ​reach a particular ​cost or ​amount, as a ​total: The ​repairs will probably ​run into thousands of ​pounds.
(Definition of run into sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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