One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Come upon (a person or situation) suddenly or unexpectedly.‘he was clearly not expecting her to walk in on him just then’
- ‘She made a call to police, who walked in on Starr as he entered the kitchen of the 90-year-old woman.’
- ‘I think I'm developing a knack for walking in on situations like this.’
- ‘Shannon snapped his fingers as if remembering the situation he had unexpectedly walked in on.’
- ‘I just hope I covered my feelings up well because I felt awkward walking in on that.’
- ‘The former Scotland scrum-half was so thoroughly underwhelmed by yesterday's performance that any outsider walking in on his post-mortem could have been forgiven for assuming that Kelso had lost.’
- ‘Now his mind filled with relief he walked in on yet another difficult situation which seemed to surround his life although this was a little more serious than he had expected.’
- ‘The 26-year-old mother was stabbed in February at a travel agency in Toronto, Canada when she reportedly walked in on a robbery/murder in progress.’
- ‘Suddenly she walked in on his life and he could think of nothing but her.’
- ‘today I left about 45 minutes earlier than I normally would and whilst driving back my mind started to think about what I might walk in on.’
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