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run into sth

phrasal verb with run     /rʌn/ verb ( present participle running, past tense ran, past participle run)
HIT
B2 to hit something while you are driving a vehicle: He skidded and ran into a tree.Accidents involving vehicles
REACH A LEVEL
If an amount runs into thousands, millions, etc, it reaches that level.Calculations and calculatingAddition, subtraction, multiplication and division
PROBLEMS
If you run into difficulties, you begin to experience them: to run into troubleDifficult situations and unpleasant experiencesAccidents and disasters
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