skid into (someone or something)

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skid into (someone or something)

1. To collide with someone or something after sliding, slipping, or skimming along some surface. I hit the brakes as hard as I could, but I could stop the car from skidding into the driver in front of me. A crate fell out of the back of the van and skidded into a woman on the sidewalk.
2. To cause someone or something to collide with someone or something else after sliding, slipping, or skimming along some surface. The shuffleboard player skidded his disk into his opponent's in an attempt to knock it out of the scoring area. The force of the impact skidded me into the people watching in the front row of the court.
3. To enter into some place or area after sliding, slipping, or skimming along some surface. The collision caused the bus to turn over on its side and skid into the intersection. I lost my balance as I turned on my bike and skidded into a drainage ditch beside the sidewalk.
4. To cause someone or something to enter into some place or area after sliding, slipping, or skimming along some surface. The shuffleboard player skidded his disk into his opponent's in an attempt to knock it out of the scoring area.
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skid into someone or something

to slip or glide into someone or something. The bicycle skidded into a pedestrian. The car skidded into a guard rail.
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Maxson Automatic Machinery is offering a sheeter feature that avoids secondary repositioning of piles on a skid prior to feeding the skids into a printing press.
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