Run into

What is Run into ?

Run into is (verb) 1. to go into a place fast She ran into the street, shouting ‘Fire!’. 2. to go fast and hit something, usually in a vehicle He didn’t look where he was going and ran into an old lady. The bus turned the corner too fast and ran into a parked van. 3. to amount to something Costs have run into thousands of pounds. Her income runs into five figures. 4. to find someone by chance I ran into him again in a cafe on the South Bank. 5. to flow somewhere The river runs into the sea.


source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level