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Be met or encountered:‘she got to know people who wouldn't ordinarily cross her path’‘their paths crossed years later at Manchester University’
- ‘I'm of a fearsome mind to throw my arms around every living librarian who crosses my path, on behalf of the souls they never knew they saved.’
- ‘It doesn't matter if you're shy or that you are a homebody, God will see to it that Mr. Right crosses your path in due time, says Rev.’
- ‘I don't think I recall any Malaysian fiction ever crossing my path, so this is a first.’
- ‘Jessica is never afraid to say ‘Hi’ to whomever crosses her path as she makes her way through her first year of middle school.’
- ‘From now on, I do so solemnly swear that whoever crosses my path will meet a very painful end.’
- ‘She told him: ‘I take the view that you are more than capable, and extremely likely, to resort to violence against anyone who crosses your path.’’
- ‘Delightful memories that at least we can carry with us as some kind of consolation for knowing that we won't be crossing his path again on this side of Paradise.’
- ‘Glass is interrupted by the antics of extended family and friends who keep crossing his path in need of help.’
- ‘During our normal daily lives in our own countries, the variety of interesting characters we meet in Pattaya probably would not cross our path.’
- ‘I'm still poking around, seeing how things work, how people interact with each other, and thinking critically about art, design, science, religion, and pretty much anything else that crosses my path.’
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