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  ( bumps    plural & 3rd person present)   ( bumping    present participle)   ( bumped    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   If you bump into something or someone, you accidentally hit them while you are moving.  
They stopped walking and he almost bumped into them...      V into/against n  
He bumped his head on the low beams of the house.      V n  
      Bump is also a noun., n-count  
Small children often cry after a minor bump.     
2       n-count   A bump is the action or the dull sound of two heavy objects hitting each other.  
I felt a little bump and I knew instantly what had happened..., The child took five steps, and then sat down with a bump.     
3       n-count   A bump is a minor injury or swelling that you get if you bump into something or if something hits you.   (=lump)  
She fell against our coffee table and got a large bump on her forehead.     
4       n-count   If you have a bump while you are driving a car, you have a minor accident in which you hit something.  
INFORMAL   (=accident, crash)  
5       n-count   A bump on a road is a raised, uneven part.  
The truck hit a bump and bounced.     
6       verb   If a vehicle bumpsover a surface, it travels in a rough, bouncing way because the surface is very uneven.  
We left the road, and again bumped over the mountainside...      V prep/adv, Also V way adv/prep  
    goose bumps  
8    If someone comes down to earthwith a bump, they suddenly start recognizing unpleasant facts after a period of time when they have not been doing this.  
with a bump      phrase   PHR after v     (emphasis)    Company bosses have come back down to earth with a bump after a period of post-election euphoria.      bump into      phrasal verb   If you bump into someone you know, you meet them unexpectedly.  
(=run into)  

I happened to bump into Mervyn Johns in the hallway.      V P n   bump off      phrasal verb   To bump someone off means to kill them.  
often HUMOROUS, INFORMAL   They will probably bump you off anyway!      V n P  
...the hit man he's hired to bump off his wife.      V P n (not pron)  
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary  
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to bump into sth
if people live in each other's pocket, they spend a lot of time together
meet; cross each other's lives; be brought together
E.g.:They crossed paths fifteen years ago and they are best friends since then.
a process by which two or more things affect each other ()
I learned the idea of interactions in ecosystems. It was hard to understand because there are many kinds of interactions that made me feel confused.
consider that two parties don't owe anything to each other
a concept relating to internet social media where people interact with each other using online identity generally referred as ‘users’ which collectively describes as virtual public.
[Tech.] online users, online avatars, internet social media public
belly of a pregnant woman
meet someone by chance
E.g.I ran into James the other day when I was shopping (meaning=I met James without planning it, by chance)
person who is very important and dear without formally being the spouse
change something into something better
Jesus can fanute water into wine.
(about a positive event/situation) happen out of the blue, without any effort from the impacted persons
[child] to be sent to a care organization run by the social services, or to be looked after by foster parents
do something which puts you in a very difficult situation and limits the way that you can act
amongst other things said or stated
At the panel she stated her claims inter-alia
brought into servitude; slave to someone
wait for something, usually linked to a previous event, to happen; expect something that can not be avoided to happen
software created with the purpose of testing other software
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