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rerun

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Film, Broadcasting
rerunre‧run1 /ˈriːrʌn/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 AMFTCBa film or television programme that is being shown again on television syn repeat 🔊 We watched a rerun of ‘I Love Lucy.’2 AGAINsomething that happens in the same way as something that happened before syn repeat 🔊 The government wants to avoid a rerun of last year’s crisis.
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rerunIt was like a rerun of the reel in which my father was edited out.We watched a rerun of "The Brady Bunch."The shows may have been made aeons ago, but endless reruns have ensured kitsch classic status for information obsessives.The Constitutional Court ordered the Melilla rerun on the grounds of irregularities in the original voting.It turns out that not all Odyssey programs are network reruns.This is a process which may take a number of reruns to achieve what we would consider to be a satisfactory outcome.You mean we could have just sat on the couch and watched reruns to get the same level of cultural snobbery?I finally conked out at around four, in the middle of a Twilight Zone rerun.
Related topics: Media, Broadcasting, Sport
rerunre‧run2 /riːˈrʌn/ verb (past tense reran /-ˈræn/, past participle rerun, present participle rerunning) [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 AMTCBto show a film or television programme again on television syn repeat2 to do something in the same way as before syn repeat3 DSto arrange for a race or competition to be held again syn repeat
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rerunNor when a race is lost, can it be ever rerun.How can you be sure what really happened unless you can rerun it in slo-mo?When I closed my eyes I saw the little boy with the flag again, his death rerun like a film clip.I could change stadium and team names and rerun stadium columns.The next step might be to rerun the batch of tests with a fresh aliquot of control serum.Why not rerun the whole shooting match in every state that was too close to call?We can rerun them whenever we want to.I could keep inserting new imperial abuses of power and rerun Willie Brown columns.
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Verb table
rerun
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyrerun
he, she, itreruns
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyreran
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave rerun
he, she, ithas rerun
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad rerun
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill rerun
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have rerun
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam rerunning
he, she, itis rerunning
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you, we, theyare rerunning
Past
I, he, she, itwas rerunning
you, we, theywere rerunning
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been rerunning
he, she, ithas been rerunning
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been rerunning
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be rerunning
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been rerunning
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