run-in[ ruhn-in ]SEE DEFINITION OF run-in
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RUN-IN
Allow the generator to run for about twenty minutes to "run-in" the brush.
Take it from me, he wasn't the kind you want to have a run-in with—any time.
Forget her a minute and brace yourself for a run-in with that gang of rag-chewers in there.
Miss Langdon, you sure do look as if you'd been having a run-in with the governor.
It does come to an end at last, however, and at last also we do get our "run-in," such as it is.
We—we corrupt moderns—do expect a quickening up for the run-in.
"I had a run-in with this one in New York," and he pointed to Jack.
“My, but I had a run-in with old Haskers this afternoon,” said the stout youth.
Somebody had been complaining of him, and he was now about, as the phrase went, to be 'run-in'.
I had a run-in with him a few months ago and had him jailed.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR RUN-IN
- battle royal
- hell broke loose
- punch out