run across

run across(
ruhn
 
uh
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kras
)
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to move across quickly)
a. cruzar corriendo
The coaches ran across the field to see if the player was all right.Los entrenadores cruzaron el campo corriendo para ver si el jugador estaba bien.
2. (to encounter)
a. toparse con
I've run across some strange movies in my day, but this one takes the cake.Me he topado con algunas películas extrañas en mi vida, pero esta es el colmo.
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run across
intransitive verb
(encounter) [+person] tropezar con; encontrarse con; [+object] encontrar; topar(se) con;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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