Cross somebody's path - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
cross somebody's path
cross (one's) path
To come into contact with someone or something, often surprisingly or unexpectedly. You won't believe who crossed my path today—Milly, who I haven't seen in years! Is it really bad luck if a black cat crosses your path?
cross somebody’s ˈpath,
our/their paths ˈcross (we/they) meet by chance: He never crossed my path, thank goodness. He was the last person I wanted to meet. ♢ Our paths crossed several times during the war but after that I never saw him again.