stumble into

stumble into someone or something

1. to trip and lurch into someone or something. Not seeing the brick in the path, Carl tripped and stumbled into Alice. Jamie stumbled into the wall.
2. Go to stumble across someone or something.
See also: stumble
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But once you move beyond the film's rigorous braininess and authentic feel, you stumble into a thicket of overlapping dialogue, jump cuts and an unwillingness on the part of Carruth to at least leave a trail of bread crumbs behind him.
Stylistically, the atmospheric new disc Stumble Into Grace is cut from the same cloth as these more recent efforts.
Emmylou Harris Stumble Into Grace Nonesuch / Warner
I was afraid he might stumble into us, but we got clear,'' Day said.