come running - definition and synonyms

phrase
  1. 1
    to do exactly as someone tells you in a way that makes you look weak

    She just looks at him, and he comes running like a puppy.

  2. 2
    to ask someone for help or sympathy, especially in a way that is annoying
    come running to:

    Don’t come running to me when Linda dumps you.

See also main entry: run