tumble across (something)

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tumble across (something)

1. Literally, to trip on something with one's foot. I wasn't watching where I was going and tumbled across the root of a tree. The child tumbled across the steps of the house.
2. To find, discover, or happen upon something casually or by chance. I tumbled across this fantastic little café the other day. Let me know if you tumble across my keys—I haven't been able to find them.
See also: across, tumble
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Since last week's Crypto AM with prices tumbling across the board.
With unit prices of single serve coffee makers tumbling across Europe, consumers are able to afford single serve coffee makers in the pod category like never before.
The massive tent was sent tumbling across Honley cricket field, where it was anchored, and smashed over the 6ft perimeter wall.
Television footage showed waves pounding the coastline, sheet metal tumbling across a parking lot and a truck turned on its side.
Afterwards, the most common comment was 'who won?' as nearly everyone had missed the finish while anxiously watching the greyhounds tumbling across the track.
The first known asteroid to travel here from another solar system isn't coasting through space as much as it is tumbling across the cosmos, possibly after a violent crash many years ago set it into chaotic motion.
Mr Lee, who was sent tumbling across the floor, then had a gun pointed in his face.
And with transfer fee and wage records tumbling across Europe, the current bonanza could be one of the most significant in history.
82 when a car traveling "at a very high rate of speed" struck his Ford Fiesta from the rear, crushing the Ford and sending it tumbling across the road, according to court documents.
The Sterling remains quite sensitive and if by any chance expectations mount over the possibility of the UK departing from the European Union after the talks today, then Sterling bears should receive ample encouragement to send prices tumbling across the board.
Tattooed arms folded, broad smile tumbling across his face, the 27-year-old was quick to assure the media he's fit and ready to face the Faroes.
The crisis sent markets tumbling across Europe and in New York.
Those debates can become particularly compelling and energized when the weather is below minimums or the wind is sending small structures and the occasional passerby tumbling across the ramp.
With records tumbling across the Middle East region, Kuwait registered the biggest growth with sales up 80 per cent to 10,828 units, followed by the United Arab Emirates with a year-on-year increase in sales of 66 per cent to 20,031 vehicles.