walk into


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walk into

vb
(intr, preposition) to meet with unwittingly: to walk into a trap.
Translations

w>walk into

vi +prep obj roomhereinkommen in (+acc); personanrempeln; walllaufen gegen; to walk into somebody (= meet unexpectedly)jdm in die Arme laufen, jdn zufällig treffen; to walk into a trapin eine Falle gehen; to walk into a jobeine Stelle ohne Schwierigkeiten bekommen; he just walked into the first job he applied forer hat gleich die erste Stelle bekommen, um die er sich beworben hat; to walk right into something (lit)mit voller Wucht gegen etw rennen; I didn’t know I was going to walk into an argumentich wusste nicht, dass ich hier mitten in einen Streit hineingeraten würde; you walked right into that one, didn’t you?da bist du aber ganz schön reingefallen (inf)
References in classic literature ?
I turn round and round irresolute sometimes for a quarter of an hour, until I decide, for a thousandth time, that I will walk into the southwest or west.
Try20 this May: add a 20-minute walk into your day.