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run into debt

To owe money to someone or something (such as a bank or other lending institution). If you spend more with your credit cards than you can reasonably pay off, you'll run into debt before you know it.
See also: debt, run

ˌget/ˌrun into ˈdebt

begin to owe money: After she lost her job, she began to run into debt.
See also: debt, get, run
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She lives in reputation at the polite end of the town, and is so good an economist, that she spends three times the income of her fortune, without running into debt.
He was a clever man; a pleasant companion; a careless student; with a great propensity for running into debt, and a partiality for the tavern.
The politics of running into debt resembles the proverb: the pot calls the kettle black, comments Erol Rizaov for Utrinski vesnik.
SDSM urged the Government to stop running into debt, saying that the country's internal debt by the end of this year would climb to over one billion euro.
Javier Santhoma, a finance professor, said that if bad debts in this segment rise it would result in families running into debt with credit cards being left unpaid.
I UNDERSTAND that the number of people running into debt through socalled payday loans has quadrupled in two years.
The number of people running into debt after taking out "payday loans" has risen four-fold in two years.
MORE families in Wales are running into debt problems, Citizens Advice Bureau Cymru warned yesterday.
They would find the right amounts of money they could spend on the security of their home and put it into practice, the things that are affordable and what are not without running into debt and most of all to only allow people into our homes by invitation.
Each morning when you wake up, you must know that your country has run into debt with new 685,000 euro because this is the average amount that the government has been running into debt over the past four years, former official Kire Naumov analyzes for Dnevnik.