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outrun

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoutrunout‧run /aʊtˈrʌn/ verb (past tense outran /-ˈræn/, past participle outrun, present participle outrunning) [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 RUNto run faster or further than someone else2 DEVELOPto develop more quickly than something else 🔊 The company’s spending was outrunning its income.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
outrunThe servicing of perceived strategic needs is outrunning economic capacity.I was able to outrun him, but I knew he was clever.The fire was moving so fast you couldn't outrun it.Consumer demand has outrun our production capabilities.The occasional burst of speed is required to outrun real and imaginary predators.Even though the university system grew rapidly, demand for places in some subjects began to outrun supply.The others shook their heads, seeing more and more, their memories outrunning their knowledge now.Fleet-footed young men were always arriving to race with her and she always outran them.
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Verb table
outrun
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyoutrun
he, she, itoutruns
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyoutran
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave outrun
he, she, ithas outrun
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad outrun
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill outrun
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have outrun
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam outrunning
he, she, itis outrunning
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you, we, theyare outrunning
Past
I, he, she, itwas outrunning
you, we, theywere outrunning
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been outrunning
he, she, ithas been outrunning
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been outrunning
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be outrunning
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been outrunning
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