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Bump into   /bəmp ɪntˈu/   Listen
Bump into

verb
1.
Collide violently with an obstacle.  Synonyms: butt against, jar against, knock against, run into.






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"Bump into" Quotes from Famous Books



... spat with violence and accuracy. "You wait till you bump into Shorty Bill. Rude! ...
— No Man's Land • H. C. McNeile

... of to the right. The first time I rode in a hansom (you weren't there that day, Betty) and we suddenly turned a corner, keeping close to the left curb, I poked open the little door in the roof and shouted, 'Hey there! Mister! You'll bump into something if you don't look out!' The driver just stared; he didn't seem to know what I was ...
— John and Betty's History Visit • Margaret Williamson

... me to give you my blessin'. I'll come through with a fine big large one. Go to it, constable. Hogtie West with proof. Soak him good. Send him up for 'steen years. You got my sympathy an' approval, one for the grief you're liable to bump into, the other for ...
— Man Size • William MacLeod Raine

... he said as he leaned over the side and fished for his boots which had got stuck in the mud while we were pushing off. "Sailing is much easier when you get out into the open sea. There aren't so many silly things to bump into." ...
— The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle • Hugh Lofting



Words linked to "Bump into" :   run into, knock against, collide with, butt against, impinge on, jar against, strike, hit



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