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stumble across/on/upon sth/sb

phrasal verb with stumble uk   us   /ˈstʌ̩/ verb
C2 to ​discover something by ​chance, or to ​meet someone by ​chance: Workmen ​stumbled upon the ​mosaic while ​diggingfoundations for a new ​building.
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