bounce into (someone or something)

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bounce into (someone or something)

1. To enter into something while or as a result of bouncing. The ball glanced off the goalkeeper's shin and bounced into the net.
2. To cause something to enter into something while bouncing. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "bounce" and "into." He bounced the ball into the next room.
3. To collide with someone or something as a result of bouncing. I'm just afraid the ball you're kicking around is going to bounce into a window or something!
4. To cause someone or something to bounce, resulting in a collision with someone or something else. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "bounce" and "into." The mechanical bull threw the rider to the ground, bouncing him into a group of spectators.
5. To force or oblige someone to do something. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "bounce" and "into." I really hadn't wanted to be involved, but they used my debts to bounce me into it. If they think they can bounce us into such a crummy deal, they've got another think coming!
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