run into

run into
1) add up to, total

If you decide to stay in nice hotels during your holiday it will run into a lot of money.

2) mix with, join with

During the hot weather the red paint on the roof ran into the white paint.

3) be affected by, get into

He ran into trouble when he tried to cross the border with no visa.

4) (smth) - hit something or crash into something

His car ran into the other car on the highway.

5) (smb) - meet by chance

I ran into him when I was at the supermarket.


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