happen across (someone or something)(redirected from happened across him)
happen across (someone or something)
To find, discover, or encounter someone or something casually or by chance. I happened across a fantastic little café the other day. Let me know if you happen across my keys. I haven't been able to find them. It was the third time he had happened across her that week, yet he still didn't know her name.
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