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run into someone exp.
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)

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jump into
go fast, move very quickly
move very fast
brought into servitude; slave to someone
lead; run
quarterback a meeting
expression meaning that several or all members of a family have something in common (a skill, a feature, a path or a behavior)
E.g.: He became an actor too. It runs in the family.
[child] to be sent to a care organization run by the social services, or to be looked after by foster parents
find a a partner for someone and act as an intermediary for the two persons to meet
kill someone; cause a big damage to someone
to bump into sth
yell at someone; attack someone verbally or physically
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
do something which puts you in a very difficult situation and limits the way that you can act
take credit for another person's accomplishment
get seriously involved in a relationship
get well with someone from the very beginning of the relationship
used when referring to romantic relationship, but also in a larger meaning: He hit it off with his teacher; he will continue taking classes with her.
to enchant or fascinate someone
[Liter.] US also "ensorcel"
someone who talks too much
[Australia] ; [NZ]
someone who uses a gun.
someone who works as a dishwasher
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1    to the interior or inner parts of  
to look into a case     
2    to the middle or midst of so as to be surrounded by  
into the water, into the bushes     
3    against; up against  
he drove into a wall     
4    used to indicate the result of a transformation or change  
he changed into a monster     
5      (Maths)   used to indicate a dividend  
three into six is two     
6    Informal   interested or enthusiastically involved in  
I'm really into Freud these days     

blow into  
      vb   intr, prep  
Informal   to arrive in or enter (a room, etc.) suddenly  
book into  
      vb   prep   to reserve a room for (oneself or someone else) at (a hotel)  
break into  
      vb   intr, prep  
1    to enter (a house, etc.) illegally, esp. by force  
2    to change abruptly from a slower to a faster speed  
the horse broke into a gallop     
3    to consume (supplies held in reserve)  
at the end of the exercise the soldiers had to break into their iron rations     
build into  
      vb   tr, prep   to make (something) a definite part of (a contract, agreement, etc.)  
bump into  
      vb   intr, prep  
Informal   to meet by chance; encounter unexpectedly  
buy into  
      vb   intr, prep  
1    to agree with or accept as valid (an argument, theory, etc.)  
2      (Austral. and N.Z.)  
informal   to get involved in (an argument, fight, etc.)  
come into  
      vb   intr, prep  
1    to enter  
2    to inherit  
3    come into one's own   to become fulfilled  
she really came into her own when she got divorced     
dip into  
      vb   intr, prep  
1    to draw (upon)  
he dipped into his savings     
2    to read (passages) at random or cursorily in (a book, newspaper, etc.)  
enter into  
      vb   intr, prep  
1    to be considered as a necessary part of (one's plans, calculations, etc.)  
2    to be in sympathy with  
he enters into his patient's problems     
get into  
      vb   prep  
1    intr   to enter  
2    intr   to reach (a destination)  
the train got into London at noon     
3    to get dressed in (clothes)  
4    intr   to preoccupy or obsess (a person's emotions or thoughts)  
what's got into him tonight?     
5    to assume or cause to assume (a specified condition, habit, etc.)  
to get into debt, get a person into a mess     
6    to be elected to or cause to be elected to  
to get into Parliament     
7    usually intr  
Informal   to become or cause to become familiar with (a skill)  
once you get into driving you'll enjoy it     
8    usually intr  
Informal   to develop or cause to develop an absorbing interest in (a hobby, subject, or book)  
go into  
      vb   intr, prep  
1    to enter  
2    to start a career in  
to go into publishing     
3    to investigate or examine  
to go into the problem of price increases     
4    to discuss  
we won't go into that now     
5    to dress oneself differently in  
to go into mourning     
6    to hit  
the car had gone into a lamppost     
7    to go to live in or be admitted to, esp. temporarily  
she went into hospital on Tuesday     
8    to enter a specified state  
she went into fits of laughter     
grow into  
      vb   intr, prep   to become big or mature enough for  
his clothes were always big enough for him to grow into     
hoe into  
      vb   intr, prep     (Austral. and N.Z.)  
informal   to eat (food) heartily  
hop into  
      vb   intr, prep     (Austral. and N.Z.)  
1    to attack (a person)  
2    to start or set about (a task)  
lace into  
      vb   intr, prep   to attack violently, either verbally or physically  
lay into  
      vb   intr, prep  
1    to attack forcefully  
2    to berate severely  
let into  
      vb   tr, prep  
1    to allow to enter  
2    to put into the surface of  
to let a pipe into the wall     
3    to allow (someone) to share (a secret)  
light into  
      vb   intr, prep  
Informal   to assail physically or verbally  
marry into  
      vb   intr, prep   to become a member of (a family) by marriage  
pitch into  
      vb   intr, prep  
1    to assail physically or verbally  
2    to get on with doing (something)  
read into  
      vb   tr, prep   to discern in or infer from a statement (meanings not intended by the speaker or writer)  
run into  
      vb   prep; mainly intr  
1    also tr   to collide with or cause to collide with  
her car ran into a tree     
2    to encounter unexpectedly  
3    also tr   to be beset by or cause to be beset by  
the project ran into financial difficulties     
4    to extend to; be of the order of  
debts running into thousandsf     
see into  
      vb   intr, prep  
1    to examine or investigate  
2    to discover the true nature of  
I can't see into your thoughts     
talk into  
      vb   tr, prep   to persuade to by talking  
I talked him into buying the house     
tear into  
      vb   intr, prep  
Informal   to attack vigorously and damagingly  
walk into  
      vb   intr, prep   to meet with unwittingly  
to walk into a trap     
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