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sprint in Sport topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsprintsprint1 /sprɪnt/ verb [intransitive]  1 DSRUNto run very fast for a short distancejogsprint along/across/up etc Bill sprinted up the steps.see thesaurus at run2 to ride, swim etc very fast for a short distance→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
sprintAlways a keen driver, his first taste of competition saw him sprinting a dark green Sunbeam Talbot MkIII in 1956.He gathered these up and sprinted after her.Athletes who have been trained to sprint aren't usually very good at running long distances.Margaret sprinted down the street, almost collapsing when she reached us.The bus driver must have seen me sprinting for the bus, but he drove off.Janir sprinted forward, then hesitated.She barreled down the runway, sprinting full speed.Certainly, the last two decades have been years in which federal policy has sprinted in their direction.He was even known occasionally to sprint on the spot.All the tension Gascoigne had been suffering was suddenly released, and he celebrated by sprinting to the sidelines.sprint along/across/up etcHe sprinted along the bank and plunged into the freezing chest-deep water as the 15-month-old boy floated quickly away, face down.Trent sprinted up the dock and spotted the President's granddaughter.But surely, a speaker could have conveyed an impression of athleticism simply by saying that they sprinted up the hill.I pulled up my coat collar and sprinted along the platform and into the shelter of the waiting room.And then, suddenly, we all saw him, sprinting across the road towards us.He fairly sprinted up the stairs, and scarcely paused at the top although clearly short of breath.When she moved, a bright green lizard sprinted up the wall and vanished.