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run across something

to cross something while running. The joggers all ran across the bridge together. The mice ran across the floor, not knowing that a cat was watching them.
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run across somebody

to meet someone without planning to You don't run across many people who don't own a TV.
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run across something

to find something without specifically looking for it While looking for a present for my father, I ran across the most interesting book.
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run across

v.
To find someone or something by chance; come upon someone or something: I ran across some old friends at the store.
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Mr Allison paid for his mammoth 3,100-mile run across the USA last year himself, but raised pounds 105,000 for St Benedict's Hospice and The Children's Foundation.
RUN Geordie Run charity fundraiser Mark Allison will be visiting Vallum Farm tomorrow to talk about his 100-day epic run across the United States last summer.
Like any other visual aid, we hope when people see that sticker, it will be the subliminal reminder not to walk or run across the street without looking,'' Greg Meyer, commanding officer of the Valley Traffic Division, said during a news conference.
Similarly, the NET+OS-based applications can run across all of Digi's embedded products including ARM7 and ARM9 processors, Digi Connect(R) and ConnectCore(TM) modules, and Digi Connect boxes.
The run across the USA was the most challenging event I've ever done.
Pepperdine 3, San Diego 2: The Waves (18-9, 7-2) took a two-game West Coast Conference lead over San Diego (17-12, 5-4) by pushing one run across in the third, sixth and seventh innings.
With OpManager, I can now relax sitting at my desk without having to run across the office to see if there are problems.
She gave them a lot of enthusiasm to continue on through school and talked about the obstacles they will run across .
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The duck-like grebe, about the size of a pigeon, lives on small fish and insects and uses its big, three-toed feet to run across the water to take off.
In 1988 pioneer and co-founder Dale Shipley formed a small software organization called Tolerant Software to pursue engineering excellence in developing software intended to ensure the availability of computing systems and the mission critical applications that run across them.
Since then he has logged more than 175,000 miles, run across the United States twice, ran a 12 country run from Scotland to the Rock of Gibraltar, a 2,153 mile run across China and 24 other countries promoting the spirit of friendship.
Moussa and Deputy John Steele arrived shortly afterward, in time to see the three 16- and 17-year-old suspects suddenly bolt from the woodshop nearby and made a run across the football field.
Adding Java to ADI's Blackfin Car Telematics Platform ensures that applications developed for the platform will run across multiple vehicle models.
We run across a lot of victims, but this shooting .