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’
- ‘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.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘I just hope I covered my feelings up well because I felt awkward walking in on that.’
- ‘I think I'm developing a knack for walking in on situations like this.’
- ‘Suddenly she walked in on his life and he could think of nothing but her.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘Shannon snapped his fingers as if remembering the situation he had unexpectedly walked in on.’
- ‘She made a call to police, who walked in on Starr as he entered the kitchen of the 90-year-old woman.’
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