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1‘she collided with someone’
crash, crash into, come into collision, come into collision with, bang, bang into, slam, slam into, impact, impact with
hit, strike, run into, meet head-on, smash into, smack into, cannon into, plough into, bump into, crack against, crack into, knock into, dash against
North American informal barrel into
2‘in his work, politics and metaphysics collide’
conflict, be in conflict, come into conflict, be in opposition, clash, differ, diverge, disagree, be at variance, be at odds, be incompatible
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