cross somebody's path
cross (one's) path
To come into contact with someone or something, often surprisingly or unexpectedly. You won't believe who crossed my path today—Milly, who I haven't seen in years! Is it really bad luck if a black cat crosses your path?
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cross somebody’s ˈpath,
our/their paths ˈcross(we/they) meet by chance: He never crossed my path, thank goodness. He was the last person I wanted to meet. ♢ Our paths crossed several times during the war but after that I never saw him again.
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