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run aboutTo be very busy doing many different things.
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run awayTo flee by running.
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run downTo hit someone with a car or other vehicle and injure or kill them.
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run forTo try to obtain political position through the democratic voting process.
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run around withTo spend a lot of time with a person or group of people. Often used to talk about a person's group of friends that one does not like much.
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run acrossTo cross by running.
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run afterTo chase.
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run aroundTo be very busy doing many different things.
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run around afterTo spend a lot of time doing things for another person or group of people. Often used when that person could reasonably do the things for themselves.
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run away withTo leave secretly with another person. Usually with the intention of getting married or of living together against the wishes of the family.
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run away withTo be misled by imagining that one's desires can come true.
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run byTo repeat some information.
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run inAlternative spelling of run-in.
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run intoTo enter by running.
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run offTo flee or depart quickly.
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run off withTo leave with someone with the intention of living with them or marrying them. Usually in secret because other people think it is wrong.
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run off withTo steal or abscond.
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run overTo drive over, causing injury or death.
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run overTo briefly describe.
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run throughTo go through by running.
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run throughTo pervade, of a quality that is characteristic of a group, organisation, or system.
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run toTo reach a particular maximum amount, size, value, etc.
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run toTo reach the limit of one's abilities or tastes.
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run upOf a bowler, to run, or walk up to the bowling crease in order to bowl a ball.
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run acrossTo find or discover by chance.
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run awayTo leave home, or other place of residence, usually unannounced, or to make good on a threat, with such action usually performed by a child or juvenile.
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run backTo take someone home by car. Give someone a lift to their house.
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run byTo inform someone briefly of the main points of an idea.
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run downTo criticize someone or an organisation, often unfairly.
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run downTo find something or someone after searching for a long time.
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run downTo read quickly a list or other short text.
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run intoTo cause to collide with.
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run offTo write something quickly.
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run onTo continue without interruption.
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run onTo continue talking for a long time.
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run overTo overflow.
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run throughTo briefly summarise.
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run throughTo repeat something.
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run upTo bring a flag to the top of it's flag pole.
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run up againstBegin to encounter problems with someone or something.
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still waters run deepA person with a calm appearance has, or may have, considerable inner emotion, character, or intellect.
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run alongTo leave.
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run offTo leave someone without prior advice.
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run overTo practice quickly, briefly.
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against the run of playContrary to the flow of the game.
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dry runA practice; a rehearsal.
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dummy runA trial or practice before the real attempt.
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have the run ofTo have permission or freedom to move around throughout an area or to use something at will.
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hold with the hare and run with the houndsTo oppose an action or behavior and yet engage in the same action or behavior; to be a hypocrite.
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hold with the hare and run with the houndsTo remain neutral by attempting to placate two factions or both sides of a controversy.
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