[ verb ] be beset by
"The project ran into numerous financial difficulties"
Used in print(James Bryant Conant, Slums and Suburbs...)
Here again we run_into the roadblock that Negroes do not like to be designated as Negroes in the press .(Gibson Winter, The Suburban Captivity of the...)
In a rapidly changing society congregations will run_into difficulties repeatedly , since such nice balances of economic integration are hard to sustain in the metropolis for more_than a single generation .(Joseph Chadwick, No Land Is Free....)
Later , they 'd heard the rumble of thunder and_then , just outside Rockfork , they ran_into rain .
If the bluff failed and they ran_into trouble , Brannon had told the others , they would withdraw - and he would come after his son another time .
[ verb ] collide violently with an obstacle
"I ran into the telephone pole"
Used in print(David Stacton, The Judges of the Secret Court....)
At the top of the stairs he ran_into somebody standing there angrily in a dressing_gown .
[ verb ] hit against; come into sudden contact with
"The car hit a tree" "He struck the table with his elbow"
Used in print(Peter J. White, "Report on Laos"...)
In_the_end we ran_into Communist artillery_fire .