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the runs

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe runsthe runsinformalMI diarrhoea run
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the runsI had had the runs now since that night at the Stud.This has been a duff year for him: the runs have flowed like treacle, and Dame Fortune has turned sour.A second possibility which is often used in fox farms is the provision of wire-mesh flooring in the runs.Aravinda de Silva heads the talented batting line-up, but the bowlers may struggle to keep the runs down.Miller and John Bean both kept the runs coming as the weather threatened again.Graham Cowdrey kept the runs flowing with a hard hit 88.Then suddenly the runs - and the hundreds - came back.He had the occasional run of poor form, but when the runs came they came thick, fast and gloriously.
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