Amanda & Daisy: A Friend in Need?
Episode 8: When Amanda Met Johnny
Amanda: Well, actually, the last time I bumped into Johnny, I ignored him because -
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Meaning: If you bump into someone, you meet them by chance or unexpectedly.
Grammar: This phrasal verb must take an object. You cannot separate the verb from its particle.
We bumped into Sally.
We bumped into her.
We bumped Sally into.
We bumped her into.
We bumped into.
Example sentence: Although we hadn't been in touch for years, it was wonderful to bump into John and Lucy the other day.
Synonyms: meet, see, come across, run into