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run somebody/something ↔ in

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrun somebody/something ↔ in phrasal verb British English1 TTCto drive a new car slowly and carefully for a period of time so you do not damage its engine2 old-fashionedSCP if the police run a criminal in, they catch him or her run→ See Verb table
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run inThose tensions erupted again when Migden and Achtenberg ran for supervisor in 1990.Soup runs are planned in early March to feed the hungry Teessiders.He has enough money to run simultaneously in several major states at once.But the scheme ran into difficulties in the beginning and was criticised for sending solicitors to police stations miles away from their area.This not being the case, then a few runs may occur in the dark.They ran off in the direction of Northlands Road.Their stories are bountiful in this engagingly mounted documentary, running Sunday night in three one-hour segments on the History Channel.
run-inˈrun-in noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 ARGUEan argument or disagreement, especially with someone in an official positionrun-in with 🔊 Michael got drunk and had a run-in with the police.
Examples from the Corpus
run-inSometimes it looks as though Limpar, who has had run-ins with manager George Graham, has no future at the club.The Texas Lottery has had its run-ins with critics.Ken had a terrible run-in with his boss yesterday.There were run-ins with the law for some of that groping and grabbing.had a run-inSometimes it looks as though Limpar, who has had run-ins with manager George Graham, has no future at the club.
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Verb table
run
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyrun
he, she, itruns
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyran
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave run
he, she, ithas run
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad run
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill run
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have run
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam running
he, she, itis running
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you, we, theyare running
Past
I, he, she, itwas running
you, we, theywere running
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been running
he, she, ithas been running
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been running
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be running
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been running
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