cross paths with (one)

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cross paths with (one)

To encounter one, often surprisingly or unexpectedly. Can you believe that I crossed paths with Milly today? I haven't seen her in years!
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You're sure to cross paths with someone who can help you achieve a personal goal.
"The beauty of music - you can cross paths with someone you've never met and come together for a few (minutes) and just enjoy the performance."
It's extremely rare to cross paths with someone, or something, that is both.
If yes, then you'll know what it's like to unexpectedly cross paths with someone quite wonderful, who lifts you out of yourself and makes you question what had been so wrong in the first place.
What I did not expect from the tour, was how I would be affected, what I would discover about myself, how prevalent the presence of God would be, and how often I would cross paths with someone who knew someone who was transgender.