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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Pacquiao, who faces Adrien Broner on January 19 (January 20 Manila time), also crossed paths with Mayweather at a rave party in Tokyo, Japan late last year.
Rick was friendly to all who crossed paths with him and will be greatly missed.
I'm excited to see what the future holds for him and happy to have crossed paths with him.
According to sources, the 32-year old singer-song writer was being rushed through an NYC building on his way into a live radio interview when he crossed paths with Tina DiLascio who told him that her daughter Giana is a "Make-a-Wish" kid who underwent brain surgery last year to fix a serious blockage in her pituitary gland, TMZ.com reported.
16-26, it includes rare images of Mikhail Baryshnikov, George Balanchine, Felia Doubrovska, Serge Lifar, and other artists who collaborated and crossed paths with Briansky and Arova.
While based on Okinawa in the Air Force during the mid-1980's, I worked with, and crossed paths with, a few Vietnam vets that stayed on the island.
The Dutch midfield ace, the only player to be a Champions League winner with three separate clubs, crossed paths with Celtic's new pounds 3million summer signing when he was at the San Siro in the 2002/3 season.
A Boeing 737-800 of low-cost airline Gol crashed on September 29 Brazil's air traffic control has said that the accident occurred after an executive jet piloted by two US citizens crossed paths with the passenger plane.
They crossed paths with civilians travelling in the opposite direction, back to the homes they abandoned weeks ago under Hezbollah rocket fire.
"Clearly we are looking into the pool of people who crossed paths with the hijackers." Only later did that someone become Moussaoui.
From Buckingham Palace garden parties to visits to Coventry Cathedral and even aboard a ship in the West Indies, many of you have crossed paths with Queen Elizabeth II.
At the same time, he crossed paths with Nico (the Factory muse who would go on to sing with the Velvet Underground) and even more consequentially with Viva, the Warhol "superstar" whom Auder would marry in Las Vegas in 1969.
That is a 50-year history that includes black performers who crossed paths with or worked with Stepin Fetchit.
In several incidents that can only be described as incredibly awkward, papal pilgrims hiking in the nearby forests have crossed paths with nudist sex parties.
IML and IMD first crossed paths with injection molding in the area of structural-foam molding during the mid-1970s.