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Phrases related to: encounter

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run up againstBegin to encounter problems with someone or something.Rate it:

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be preparedTo be prepared for a sexual encounter by carrying or possessing condoms or other means for preventing pregnancy and sexually transmitted disease.Rate it:

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chat upIn a friendly, open, or casual manner, sometimes also in a charming or affected manner, usually to curry favor, and sometimes flirtatiously with the intention of establishing a romantic or sexual encounter or relationship with that person.Rate it:

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close shaveA near accident or mishap; a dangerous or risky encounter or incident.Rate it:

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come onTo encounter, discover; to come upon.Rate it:

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come out swingingTo initiate an encounter or interaction by behaving in an unrestrainedly aggressive, confrontational, or accusatory manner.Rate it:

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date with destinyAn inevitable future event or encounter, especially one which is likely to be momentous.Rate it:

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happen uponTo accidentally encounter a person or situation; to chance upon, happen on or stumble across.Rate it:

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hit a snagTo encounter an unexpected problem or delay.Rate it:

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hit it offTo develop an amicable relationship (with), especially in a sudden manner during an initial encounter.Rate it:

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hit it upTo develop an amicable relationship (with), especially in a sudden manner during an initial encounter.Rate it:

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meet withTo encounter; to experience.Rate it:

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on the makeActively seeking a romantic encounter or relationship.Rate it:

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one-night standA single sexual encounter between two individuals, where at least one of the partners has no immediate intention or expectation of establishing a longer-term sexual or romantic relationship. As the phrase implies, the relationship lasts for only one night.Rate it:

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one-night standEither of the two partners involved in such a single sexual encounter.Rate it:

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one-night standA single sexual encounter between two individuals, where at least one of the parties has no immediate intention or expectation of establishing a longer-term sexual or romantic relationship. As the phrase implies, the relationship lasts for only one night.Rate it:

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ships that pass in the nightTwo or more people who encounter one another in a transitory, incidental manner and whose relationship is without lasting significance; two or more people who almost encounter one another, but do not do so.Rate it:

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tumble onTo accidentally encounter.Rate it:

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擇日不如撞日“to pick a date is not as good as to encounter a date”; as for to do something, it's better to do it now.Rate it:

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