Значение идиомы run into

[run into] {v.} 1. To mix with; join with.

If the paint brush istoo wet, the red paint will run into the white on the house.

Thissmall brook runs into a big river in the valley below.

2. To add upto; reach; total.

Car repairs can run into a lot of money.

Thenumber of people killed on the highways during holidays runs intohundreds.

A good dictionary may run into several editions.

3a. Bump; crash into; hit.

Joe lost control of his bike and ran into atree.

Compare: RUN DOWN. 3b. To meet by chance.

I ran into Joeyesterday on Main Street.

Compare: BUMP INTO, CHANCE ON, COMEACROSS. 3e. Be affected by; get into.

I ran into trouble on thelast problem on the test.

When I ran into a problem while makingmy model airplane, I asked Uncle Mark for help.

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