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"Had a little run-in with Sobber," said Dick to his brothers, when he got the chance, and related the particulars.
THE ROVER BOYS ON THE FARMARTHUR M. WINFIELD (AKA EDWARD STRATEMEYER)
I hear you've had a run-in with the bad man of Chicito Caon, son.
THE SHERIFF'S SONWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
Run-in paragraph heads should use period/dashes or colons as necessary.
BLOODLETTING INSTRUMENTS IN THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF HISTORY AND TECHNOLOGYAUDREY DAVIS
Also that he had a run-in with a captain that was on the football team, and because of this argument he went off the team.
WARREN COMMISSION (8 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. VIII (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
While he struck inland to go round a mountain, the boat pursued her course; but a fresh gale compelled her to run in-shore.
GREAT AFRICAN TRAVELLERSW.H.G. KINGSTON
Old sake's sake is all that saved me from a run-in with Donald before he had been in command fifteen minutes.
KINDRED OF THE DUSTPETER B. KYNE
It looked regular, but we had our doubts, and Dakota and me came pretty near having a run-in.
THE TRAIL TO YESTERDAYCHARLES ALDEN SELTZER
But the guards of the two black troops didn't have a single run-in with the savages.
HISTORY OF NEGRO SOLDIERS IN THE SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR, AND OTHER ITEMS OF INTERESTEDWARD A. JOHNSON
He had visited the neighborhood for a special purpose, and his run-in with the three rowdies had only been a side diversion.
OSCAR THE DETECTIVEHARLAN PAGE HALSEY
Somebody had been complaining of him, and he was now about, as the phrase went, to be 'run-in'.
THE MAN UPSTAIRSP. G. WODEHOUSE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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