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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyrun to
he/she/itruns to
present participlerunning to
past tenseran to
past participlerun to
  1. 1
    run to someone to ask someone for help, especially when you should not need their help

    Aren’t you a little old to run home to your mother?

  2. 2
    run to something to reach a particular amount, especially a large amount

    The cost of the car repairs ran to $300.

    The interview transcripts run to over 120 pages.

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