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bump into

Meaning: to meet somebody by chance

Synonym: run into

For example:

  • bump into sb Did you know Kerry was back from her holiday? I just bumped into her in the street.

  • bump into sb I have so many friends in this town that whenever I go out I bump into someone I know.

Quick Quiz:

I bumped into my old friend Robert when I went to
  1. his house for dinner
  2. see him play basketball
  3. the supermarket this morning

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