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To run

run

verb

to move quickly to a place using your legs and feet

run

noun

the action of running for pleasure or in sport

run

verb

to run in a race

run

verb

to run a particular distance

runner

noun

someone who runs for pleasure or as a sport

running

noun

the activity of running for pleasure or as a sport

dash

verb

to run or go somewhere very quickly because you are in a hurry

bound

verb

to run or jump taking large steps when you are full of energy or excitement

jog

verb

to run at a slow steady speed, usually for exercise or pleasure

stampede

verb

if a group of animals or people stampede, they all start to run in a very fast uncontrolled way because they are frightened or excited

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a small digital image … which is used in electronic communication to express emotion or other simple concepts

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flop

a complete failure

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major on (doing) sth

to have or do a lot of something; to focus on a particular thing

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