Phrasal Verbs

run across

This page is about the phrasal verb run across


to meet somebody by chance, or to find something by chance


come across

For example

  • run across sth/sb Did you run across any old friends at the concert?

  • run across sth/sb While I was cleaning out a cupboard I came ran across some tapes I'd made with my band about twenty years ago.

Quick Quiz

Charlie ran across an old friend when he

a. went to his house

b. was walking in the street

c. met him for dinner

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