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!
See also: cross, path
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He crossed paths with someone who was much more professional than he was."
If you're a maintainer, I'm almost certain you've crossed paths with someone who exemplified the poor maintenance qualities that have been mentioned so far.