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runrun2 ●●● S1 W1 noun πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 on foot [countable]RUN a period of time spent running, or a distance that you run β†’ jog, sprint πŸ”Š a five-mile run πŸ”Š She usually goes for a run before breakfast. πŸ”Š He was still following me, and in a panic I broke into a run.at a run πŸ”Š Sarah left the house at a run.2 β†’ in the long run3 β†’ in the short run4 β†’ the usual/normal/general run of something5 series [countable usually singular] a series of successes or failures β†’ string, streak πŸ”Š an unbeaten run of 19 gamesrun of good/bad luck πŸ”Š Losing my job was the start of a run of bad luck that year.a run of defeats/victories etc πŸ”Š His extraordinary run of successes has been stopped.6 amount produced [countable] an amount of a product produced at one time πŸ”Š a limited run of 200 copies7 β†’ be on the run8 β†’ do something on the run9 β†’ make a run for it10 β†’ the run of something11 β†’ a run on something12 β†’ give somebody a (good) run for their money13 β†’ have a (good) run for your money14 β†’ the runs15 play/film [countable]APTAMF a continuous series of performances of a play, film etc in the same place πŸ”Š His first play had a three-month run in the West End.16 journey [singular] a) TTTRAVELa journey by train, ship, truck etc made regularly between two places πŸ”Š It’s only a 55-minute run from London to Brighton. πŸ”Š the daily school run (=the journey that parents make each day taking their children to and from school) British English b) informalTTCTRAVEL a short journey in a car, for pleasure πŸ”Š Let’s take the car out for a run.17 for animals [countable]TAHBA an enclosed area where animals such as chickens or rabbits are kept πŸ”Š a chicken run18 sport [countable]DSBDSC a point won in cricket or baseball πŸ”Š Jones made 32 runs this afternoon.19 winter sports [countable]DSO a special area or track on a mountain for people to ski or sledge down πŸ”Š a ski run20 election [countable usually singular] American English an attempt to be elected to an important positionrun for πŸ”Š He is preparing a run for the presidency.21 in clothes [countable] American EnglishDCCTEAR a line of torn stitches in tights or stockings syn ladder British English22 music [countable]APM a set of notes played or sung quickly up or down a scale in a piece of music23 card games [countable]DGC a set of cards with numbers in a series, held by one player β†’ dry run, dummy run, fun run, milk run, print run, trial run
Examples from the Corpus
runβ€’ The West Indies beat Australia by 273 runs.β€’ Camilli scored 936 runs in 12 major-league seasons.β€’ Long distance runners follow a different training programme from other athletes.β€’ As a narrator, Stella gives James Joyce a run for his stream-of-consciousness money.β€’ Both resorts offer beginner to expert runs.β€’ After his run, he took a long shower.β€’ But in the long run the outcome of the race between food production and population growth remains too hard to call.β€’ Your educated boys went at it a little more privately and gracefully, but sometimes destroyed more people in the long run.β€’ Cher wins the prize for longest run of success.β€’ a 5-mile runβ€’ They left Anchorage at nine for the forty-mile run to Matanuska.β€’ Countess Maud was set for a record run.β€’ The show moves to London's West End after a month's run in Leicester's Gala Theatre.β€’ Dunaway is starring in a six-week run of "Master Class" in Los Angeles.at a runβ€’ A couple of men rounded the plantation, going at a run towards the lake.β€’ He looked beautiful on a tennis court; he was a pleasure to look at running for a bus.β€’ The evidence suggests that women are on average slightly better than men at running countries.β€’ The kids set off at a run for the swing sets.β€’ Rory set off at a run.β€’ Then they set off at a run, Jim and Louise leading the way, Jube pounding along behind them.β€’ The user has also to construct a path through the relations thus setting up the linkages required at run time.β€’ Lewis has always been one of the greatest in the sport at running men down.β€’ He lined up at running back and tailback.run of good/bad luckβ€’ Then he had a run of bad luck.β€’ Perhaps the constable who carried out the test was merely having a run of bad luck.β€’ Despite their current run of bad luck, the Giants are drawing record crowds at Scottsdale Stadium.β€’ Maybe this is my run of bad luck over with.school runβ€’ The victim was a 13-year-old pupil at a school run by the defendant's wife.β€’ And others on the scientific level who would claim the excuse of a school run, or taking the wife to Surgery.β€’ The 1980s have also seen the development of four military schools run by the army but privately financed.β€’ I felt I could whizz it round the country lanes on school runs and trips up to town.β€’ Some colleges and private schools run summer programs for kids, as do some of the larger daycare centers.β€’ As a consequence, private schools flourished, from the very expensive to the shantytown schools run by women in the slums.β€’ You could go to Newcastle or York shopping and be back in time to do the school run.β€’ What they do see me doing is the school run, shopping, cooking their meals and running the household.made ... runsβ€’ Gunships made their chattering runs beside us, and door gunners killed bushes.β€’ Gooch has scored 2124 runs at an average of 50.57, whereas Gower has made 2183 runs at 50.76.β€’ It was nice to be part of a winning side and even better to have made a few runs.β€’ As a batsman he made 3,882 runs at a modest average, but showed himself a robust tail-ender when it mattered.β€’ It made short runs, and at each stop I heard a very brief buzz that sounded like some giant fly.β€’ While my group circled for another attempt, others made their runs, some trying as many as three before succeeding.β€’ Money was made by long runs of dresses successfully sold.