collide with (someone or something)

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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.
See also: collide
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However, while it is not set to collide with us, it still poses a very real threat.
That move you make--of literalizing and externalizing a relationship's wounds--also provides something super-poignant: It points out that the things that scrape us and collide with us only hurt in the short term.
For example, China's expanding naval role and maritime claims threaten to collide with US interests, including America's traditional emphasis on freedom of the seas.
The problem, it seems, is that comets have an inexplicable urge to collide with us.