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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theytumble into
he/she/ittumbles into
present participletumbling into
past tensetumbled into
past participletumbled into
  1. tumble into something if you tumble into a situation, you get into it without really trying to or without knowing what you are doing

    I never studied acting – I just kind of tumbled into it.

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