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She got run down outside school.
You’re always running me down!
You’re a brilliant mother. Why do you run yourself down?
Switch your headlights off, or you’ll run the battery down.
They’ve been running the factory down for the last five years.
The decision was taken to let the steel industry run down.
I’ll just run down the list and see if we’ve forgotten anything.
Police eventually ran him down in woods north of the city.