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    i ran into

    how is it spoken? "i ran at" or "i ran into"?

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    Re: i ran into

    I ran into Paula at the mall this afternoon. (Met socially without prior planning.)

    I ran into the mailbox backing my car down the driveway. (Hit with my car.)

    The bull ran at the matador. (Ran towards with the intention of hitting.)

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    Re: i ran into

    run - Definition from Longman English Dictionary Online
    run into somebody
    [informal] to meet someone by chance:
    - Guess who I ran into in town today!

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