race into

race into (someone or something)

1. To run inside of some place or thing in a very hurried or frantic manner. I raced into the house so I could use the bathroom. The teacher raced into our classroom to tell us about the assembly.
2. To collide into someone or something after running around in a very hurried or frantic manner. I wasn't watching where I was going and accidentally raced into the teacher. A child raced into the postbox and nearly knocked it over.
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race into someone or something

to bump or crash into someone or something. The boys raced into the side of the car, and one of them was hurt. We raced into Mary and knocked her over.
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race into something

to run into a place. The children raced into the room and headed straight for their presents. Please don't race into the garden. You will trample the flowers.
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