run into

Definitions

  • Rosenbaum Runs Into Sigel's Pickets. 66
    Rosenbaum Runs Into Sigel's Pickets. 66
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v run into hit against; come into sudden contact with "The car hit a tree","He struck the table with his elbow"
    • v run into collide violently with an obstacle "I ran into the telephone pole"
    • v run into come together "I'll probably see you at the meeting","How nice to see you again!"
    • v run into be beset by "The project ran into numerous financial difficulties"
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Quotations

  • Bible
    Bible
    “All rivers run into the sea, yet the sea is not full.”
  • Josh Billings
    Josh%20Billings
    “In youth we run into difficulties. In old age difficulties run into us.”
  • John Foster Dulles
    John Foster Dulles
    “The ability to get to the verge without getting into the war is the necessary art. If you try to run away from it, if you are scared to go to the brink, you are lost.”
  • William Shakespeare
    William%20Shakespeare
    “But I will be a bridegroom in my death, and run into a lover's bed.”
  • Josh Billings
    Josh%20Billings
    “Never run into debt, not if you can find anything else to run into.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Running into debt isn't so bad. It's running into creditors that hurts.”

Idioms

Run into the sand - If something runs into the sand, it fails to achieve a result.
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Run something into the ground - If people run something into the ground, they treat or manage it so badly that they ruin it.
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Usage

In literature:

Didn't expect to run into me again so soon?
"'Drag' Harlan" by Charles Alden Seltzer
A boy, breathless from running, came rushing into the room.
"The Story of Leather" by Sara Ware Bassett
The running figures came dimly into view below.
"The Young Railroaders" by Francis Lovell Coombs
This evenin' we run into Old Man Thornycroft on the street, lookin' for us.
"Frank of Freedom Hill" by Samuel A. Derieux
Jerry, don't run into me!
"The Young Oarsmen of Lakeview" by Ralph Bonehill
He struck into one of the creeks that run down into the Yellowstone.
"The Young Alaskans on the Missouri" by Emerson Hough
Occasionally she would run into a neutral port for coal or water, but most of the time was spent on the open sea.
"The Naval History of the United States" by Willis J. Abbot
I never see a good thing that couldn't be r-run into the ground.
"The Fighting Edge" by William MacLeod Raine
To run into that city would be to jump deliberately into the lion's mouth.
"Chasing an Iron Horse" by Edward Robins
The bottom of the lake was uneven and by the time land was reached we were wet from running into holes of deep water.
"A Soldier in the Philippines" by Needom N. Freeman
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In poetry:

All rivers run into the sea,
Which spring from every land;
And thither they return again,
Obeying his command.
"A Hymn" by Susannah Hawkins
When you turn the corner
And you run into yourself
Then you know that you have turned
All the corners that are left
"Final Curve" by Langston Hughes
Yes, in a silent place and deep --
There did it dance and run,
And sometimes it lay down to sleep
Or sprang into the sun.
"The Name" by Anna Hempstead Branch
Deceived by Phillis' looks and smiles,
Into her snares I run;
Victoria shows me all her wiles,
Which yet I dare not shun.
"Songs Set To Music: 14. Set" by Matthew Prior
Oh, it is good to ride and run,
To roam the greenwood wild and free;
To hunt, to idle in the sun,
To leap into the laughing sea.
"Oh, It Is Good" by Robert W Service
Twisting into thread
Cannot be done with it, yet
This parting path
Runs thinly through my heart,
Or, that's how it feels, at least.
"Twisting into thread" by Ki no Tsurayuki

In news:

Seems that everywhere I go these days I run into former automotive people filling positions in the marine industry.
Ravens punter Sam Koch, center, runs into the end zone for a touchdown on a fake field goal during the second half of Baltimore's win over the Raiders.
It may take yet another miracle for the Liberty- Benton football team's run to continue in the Division V playoffs as the Eagles will now run into powerhouse Coldwater today.
Occasionally I run into a wine that just hits the mark with flavor, style and value.
Drivers may run into congestion on southbound Brentwood Boulevard through the evening commute Friday.
It's awkward enough running into an ex, but doing so when you're famous and everyone is aware of your split has got to be worse — especially when you're out with someone new.
Dayton runs into a brick wall as Brewster scores 29 points off of 20 turnovers in the first half alone.
It seems every parent you run into has a different opinion about what kind of bug spray is safe for their kids.
Car runs into building .
Yesterday we made another run into lower Manhattan.
Spread equal amount of maple mixture over top of each chop , letting excess run into skillet.
Sometimes I run into folks in the supermarket or around town and they ask, "Boy, things must have really slowed down for you now, huh.".
Drivers in Ardmore are running into some water-related problems of a different sort.
Rainwater might not ask permission to run into drains , but that doesn't mean it flows for free.
He attempted to flee authorities at 2 am today, after he crashed his car, running into a curb near 4th and Rose Streets.
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In science:

When we try and extend either of these constructions to the cyclotomic case we run into problems.
The representation theory of the Ariki-Koike and cyclotomic q-Schur algebras
This divides the d–dimensional sample space into cells labelled by an index k which runs from 1 up to nd .
Information theory and generalized statistics
The constants x±∞ must be positive on the right and negative on the left side, for not running into problems with complex time.
Quantum Physics of Simple Optical Instruments
We achieve some limited success, but also run into many troublesome problems.
Mutual Composite Fermion and composite Boson approaches to balanced and imbalanced bilayer quantum Hall system: an electronic analogy of the Helium 4 system
We achieved some limited success, but also run into many troublesome problems.
Mutual Composite Fermion and composite Boson approaches to balanced and imbalanced bilayer quantum Hall system: an electronic analogy of the Helium 4 system
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