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collide with (someone or something)

To accidentally strike or crash into someone or something. There's a major traffic jam because a tractor-trailer collided with a car earlier. The runner did collide with the first baseman, but neither one was injured.
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collide with someone or something

to crash with or bump into someone or something. The bus collided with a truck. Maria collided with Alice, but neither was hurt.
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