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run over

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrun over phrasal verb1 run somebody/something ↔ overTTHIT/BUMP INTO to hit someone or something with a vehicle, and drive over them He was run over and killed by a bus. She got run over outside the school.2 run over somethingTHINK ABOUT to think about something Mark’s mind raced, running over all the possibilities.3 run over somethingPRACTISE/PRACTICE to explain or practise something quickly I’ll just run over the main points again.4 run over (something)LONG TIME to continue happening for longer than planned The meeting ran over. The talks have run over the 15 November deadline.5 FULLif a container runs over, there is so much liquid inside that some flows out syn overflow run→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
run overIt runs over 150 primary and nursery schools, and 12 secondary schools teaching agriculture, commerce and industry.Make sure the lights on your bike are working. I don't want you getting run over.How can you run over a child and not stop?Imagine if Wolfe had written a novel in which an investment banker runs over a middle-aged steelworker.The boy's dog had been run over by a car.The narrator, returning to the box shortly afterwards, finds that the signalman has been run over by a train.They run over cross-country courses and pay through the nose for it.Docherty said the companies will continue to compete with each other on telecommunications services they run over the joint network.got run overHe got run over by an articulated lorry.run over somethingIt runs over 150 primary and nursery schools, and 12 secondary schools teaching agriculture, commerce and industry.Imagine if Wolfe had written a novel in which an investment banker runs over a middle-aged steelworker.The narrator, returning to the box shortly afterwards, finds that the signalman has been run over by a train.They run over cross-country courses and pay through the nose for it.Continue to add water until it begins to run over the edge.Docherty said the companies will continue to compete with each other on telecommunications services they run over the joint network.As they ran over the pulleys, a slurry of sand or tungsten carbide was poured on the wire.Suddenly, Della turned round and ran over to look in the glass on the wall.run over somethingIt runs over 150 primary and nursery schools, and 12 secondary schools teaching agriculture, commerce and industry.Imagine if Wolfe had written a novel in which an investment banker runs over a middle-aged steelworker.The narrator, returning to the box shortly afterwards, finds that the signalman has been run over by a train.They run over cross-country courses and pay through the nose for it.Continue to add water until it begins to run over the edge.Docherty said the companies will continue to compete with each other on telecommunications services they run over the joint network.As they ran over the pulleys, a slurry of sand or tungsten carbide was poured on the wire.Suddenly, Della turned round and ran over to look in the glass on the wall.run over (something)It runs over 150 primary and nursery schools, and 12 secondary schools teaching agriculture, commerce and industry.Imagine if Wolfe had written a novel in which an investment banker runs over a middle-aged steelworker.The narrator, returning to the box shortly afterwards, finds that the signalman has been run over by a train.They run over cross-country courses and pay through the nose for it.Continue to add water until it begins to run over the edge.Docherty said the companies will continue to compete with each other on telecommunications services they run over the joint network.As they ran over the pulleys, a slurry of sand or tungsten carbide was poured on the wire.Suddenly, Della turned round and ran over to look in the glass on the wall.
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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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