barge in
{v. phr.}, {informal} To appear uninvited at someone's house or apartment, or to interrupt a conversation. * /I'm sorry for barging in like that, Sir, but my car died on me and there is no pay phone anywhere./ * /I'm sorry for barging in while you two are having a discussion, but could you please tell me where the nearest exit is?/

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • barge in — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms barge in : present tense I/you/we/they barge in he/she/it barges in present participle barging in past tense barged in past participle barged in to enter a room suddenly and noisily, usually interrupting… …   English dictionary

  • barge in — PHRASAL VERB If you barge in or barge in on someone, you rudely interrupt what they are doing or saying. [INFORMAL] [V P] I m sorry to barge in like this, but I have a problem I hope you can solve. [Also V P on n] …   English dictionary

  • barge in — v. (D; intr.) to barge in on (to barge in on a conversation) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • barge in — verb To intrude; to enter or interrupt suddenly and without invitation. What makes you think you can just barge in and make demands of the CEO? …   Wiktionary

  • barge in — to enter a room suddenly and unexpectedly. How can you barge in here like this and start shouting insults at me! …   New idioms dictionary

  • barge in — intrude or interrupt rudely or awkwardly. → barge …   English new terms dictionary

  • barge in — Synonyms and related words: admit, be admitted, break in, break in upon, breeze in, burst in, bust in, butt in, charge in, come barging in, come between, come breezing in, come busting in, come in, crash, crash in, crash the gates, creep in,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • barge in — sorry for barging in Syn: burst in, break in, butt in, cut in, interrupt, intrude, encroach; informal horn in …   Thesaurus of popular words

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