Definition of 'bump into'
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I bumped into him by chance when some friends invited us round for drinks. The Sun (2017)And there's always the chance of bumping into pop celebrities and minor royals. Times, Sunday Times (2006)One is marching about hoping to bump into stuff; the other is sitting about hoping that stuff turns up. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Given that not all the members will be there all the time, the chance of bumping into many other people is slim. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Jordan We heard him say on the radio that he liked us, and we bumped into him by chance and asked him. The Sun (2013)Shortly before the holidays began I bumped into a friend; she looked harassed. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In the hallway, I bump into a young woman trying to lift a giant buggy up the stairs. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'bump into'
British English: bump into /bʌmp ˈɪntuː; ˈɪntə; ˈɪntʊ/ VERB
If you bump into someone you know, you meet them by chance.
I bumped into a friend of yours today.
- American English: bump into
- Arabic: يَتَقاَبَل بِالصُدْفَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: encontrar alguém por acaso
- Chinese: 碰见
- Croatian: naletjeti na
- Czech: potkat náhodou
- Danish: støde på
- Dutch: tegen het lijf lopen
- European Spanish: toparse con
- Finnish: törmätä johonkin
- French: rentrer dans
- German: treffen
- Greek: συναντώ τυχαία
- Italian: imbattersi in
- Japanese: ばったり出会う
- Korean: 우연히 만나다
- Norwegian: støte på
- Polish: wpaść na
- European Portuguese: encontrar alguém por acaso
- Romanian: a da nas in nas cu
- Russian: случайно встретить
- Spanish: toparse con
- Swedish: stöta ihop
- Thai: พบโดยบังเอิญ
- Turkish: çarpmak
- Ukrainian: врізатися в
- Vietnamese: tình cờ gặp
Definition of bump into from the Collins English Dictionary
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