“Meet by chance”
We talk about ‘Chance’ when there is the possibility of something happening or “the occurrence of events in absence of any obvious intention or cause.”
Synonyms for ‘chance’ are: random, casual, haphazard…these adjectives apply to something determined by accident.
Chance stresses lack of premeditation…for example, ”a chance meeting with a friend”
We can ask “Is there any chance the project will be completed by Friday?” (chance= possibility).
So, “chance” is:
“Bump into” …this is a phrasal verb;
“Come Across”…this is a phrasal verb
There are several meanings for this phrasal verb, the first is similar to ‘chance’ and ‘bump into’:
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Sarah came up with this post & I think she did such a great and thorough job! She is our resident stats expert and researcher. Great lady & kindred spirit!