English version

ran

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishranran /ræn/ verb 🔊 🔊 x-refthe past tense of run
Examples from the Corpus
ran• Today thousands of commuters were delayed for up to 35 minutes as trains ran behind schedule.• Shadows ran down like rivers from the airy uplands, filling the depths with a gathering chill.• I ran my jobs over and over again, trying to get them right.• They ran off as fast as their legs would carry them.• And we know all the toast was white -- hey, we ran out of whole wheat and rye and muffins.• When her funds ran out, she began to beg donations from people in her neighborhood.• His successors never again ran the town, as he did, but they always had a piece of the action.