Found 633 phrases starting with R:


run throughTo pervade, of a quality that is characteristic of a group, organisation, or system.Rate it:
run throughTo impale a person with a blade, usually a sword.Rate it:
run toTo reach a particular maximum amount, size, value, etc.Rate it:
run toTo reach the limit of one's abilities or tastes.Rate it:
run upOf a bowler, to run, or walk up to the bowling crease in order to bowl a ball.Rate it:
run upTo bring a flag to the top of it's flag pole.Rate it:
run upTo make something, usually an item of clothing, very quickly.Rate it:
run upTo accumulate a debt.Rate it:
run up againstBegin to encounter problems with someone or something.Rate it:
run wildto go unchecked, to be out of controlRate it:
run withTo follow something through to completion or realization.Rate it:
run withTo be a member of (a gang or hooligan firm).Rate it:
run with scissorsTo behave recklessly.Rate it:
run with the hare and hunt with the houndsTo support both sides of an argument.Rate it:
run-of-the-millOrdinary; not special.Rate it:
runaboutA Small Or Easily Handled Automobile For Motoring Short Distances, Package Delivery, Passenger Retrieval/Airport/Train-Bus Depot.Rate it:
runner upsecond-placed competitorRate it:
running around in circlesdisorientation, unfocused, not reviewing, not working the Plan.Rate it:
running on emptyLosing enthusiasm or willingness, lacking energy.Rate it:
running out of timeBroke, friendless, no car, can't meet mortgage payments.Rate it:
running targeta firearms target that is towed across a range as the shooter shootsRate it:
running targeta goal that changes as effort is made to reach the goalRate it:
running targeta standard of performance set by the first place competitor that lower placed competitors try to exceedRate it:
rush hourThe times of the day when traffic jams are commonplace, due mainly to people commuting to or from work.Rate it:
rush hourbusy travel periodRate it:
rush outTo release (a product) quickly.Rate it:
rush outUsed other than as an idiom: rush out.Rate it:
Russian barUsed other than as an idiom: see Russian, bar.Rate it:
Russian barA gymnastics-style beam held by two porters used to do gymnastics-style tricks.Rate it:
Russian rouletteA deadly game in which a person loads a single bullet in the cylinder of a revolver, spins the cylinder so that the location of the bullet is unknown, points the weapon at his/her head, and pulls the trigger. In its most lethal form, played by multiple participants each of whom takes a turn until the weapon discharges.Rate it:
rustle upTo quickly prepare something.Rate it:
rye seedUsed other than as an idiom. The seed of ryeRate it:
rye seedCaraway seed, used whole as a flavoring in the best-known type of rye bread- often mistakenly assumed to be the rye itself.Rate it:

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