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You’ll have to run if you want to catch the school bus.
A cat ran across the road in front of me.
We ran for shelter as soon as the rain started.
I ran to the door and opened it.
Sue’s been running a mail-order business for years.
He was the man who ran Clinton’s election campaign.
Don’t leave the engine running.
I ran the dishwasher even though it wasn’t full.
Does your car run on premium or unleaded?
Try running the program again and see if it works.
The software will run on any PC.
a spreadsheet package that runs under Windows or Unix
Tears were running down his face.
Blood ran from a wound in her leg.
How many candidates are running?
Jackson announced his intention to run for president.
There will be three candidates running against her in next month’s elections.
The train only runs on the weekend.
The trains never seem to run on time.
The shuttle was running twenty minutes late.
John kindly offered to run me into town.
I’ll run you there, it’s no trouble.
The truck ran down the hill and into a store window.
a soap opera that has been running for many years
How long did the movie run for?
Ticket prices were running anywhere from $50 to $200.
Inflation is running at 3%.
In a fit of jealousy, he ran a key down the side of Greg’s car.
Fred ran his fingers gently through her hair.
There was a path running through the middle of the forest.
A mountain range runs parallel to the western border.
You could run the cable behind the desk.
A chill ran through me (=I suddenly felt frightened).
The text ran something like this: “Don’t mess with our business!”
The doctor wanted to run a few tests on him.
He was stopped by the police in his car and they ran a check on him.
Would you mind running your eyes over this report?
As soon as he looked the other way, we ran for it.
You run the risk of upsetting her if you tell her the truth.
Let’s pick up this idea and run with it.
Supplies of food were running low.
We’re running low on milk.
They know our popularity is growing, and they’re running scared.
Weak eyes run in the family.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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