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 Meanings and Examples of COLLIDE
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 v.  come into conflict or opposition; conflict
Classic Sentence:
1  The last of the Horse Guards, a huge pockmarked fellow, frowned angrily on seeing Rostov before him, with whom he would inevitably collide.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XVII
2  Pulling on his cinnamon-coloured, bear-lined overcoat as he went, he had just stepped thoughtfully into the street when he collided with a gentleman dressed in a similar coat and an ear-lappeted fur cap.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: CHAPTER VII
3  On the bridge he collided with a Cossack who had fallen behind, but he galloped on.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER XI
4  She collided with the problem of lighting.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVIII
5  Several times it moves eastward and collides with a countermovement from the east westward.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER I
Example Sentence:
1  Two small planes collide over Florida Everglades and crash into swamp, no survivors.
2  The President has again collided with Congress over his budget plans.
3  The coach careered down a slope and collided with a bank.
4  As the bus turned the corner, it collided with a van.
5  Last night a cargo ship collided with a tanker carrying crude oil.
6  The car veered onto the wrong side of the road and collided with an oncoming truck.
7  When the ships collided in the harbor, pandemonium broke out among the passengers.
8  In recent years, scientists have been more concerned with the earth colliding with comets and asteroids and comet Swift-Tuttle is big, about the same size as the asteroid that wiped out dinosaur sixty-five million years ago.
9  Scientists announced Thursday that the particle discovered through experiments at atom-smashing large hadron collider last summer is, in fact, the long-sought Higgs boson.