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 Meanings and Examples of RUN
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run
 v.  go faster than a walk
 v.  go without restraint, move freely about at will
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  She could run faster, and longer, and she could skip up to a hundred.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
2  They've run wild," he said, "but th strongest ones has fair thrived on it.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
3  Let her run wild in the garden.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
4  Mary had run round into the wood with Dickon to see Jump.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
5  Mary slipped out to run and bring back a watering-can.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
6  No one is to know anything about it until I have grown so strong that I can walk and run like any other boy.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
7  Oh, anybody can run a tick down that don't belong to them.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
8  He would run away from home and enter upon it.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
9  Before the next day three other servants were dead and others had run away in terror.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
10  I'd 'most be glad you'd run off and acted so bad.'
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
11  WELL, three or four months run along, and it was well into the winter now.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV.
12  He kept me with him all the time, and I never got a chance to run off.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI.
13  He drank and drank, and tumbled down on his blankets by and by; but luck didn't run my way.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI.
14  By and by she come along, and she drifted in so close that they could a run out a plank and walked ashore.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII.
15  So I took my gun and slipped off towards where I had run across that camp fire, stopping every minute or two to listen.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII.
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  The old scientist used to run three circuits of the track every morning.
17  The project will run for a six-month trial period.
18  We are not prepared to write a blank cheque for companies that have run into trouble.
19  The course of true love never did run smooth.
20  It's earier to run down the hill than go up.
21  The ruffian threatened to run his victim through if he did not hand over all his money.
22  He started to walk faster and the children had to run to keep up.
23  Whatever system you choose, it must be run in properly.
24  The war could run on for another year yet.
25  A terrifying scream in the blackness of the night made my blood run cold.
26  I had to run away from my creditor whom I made a usurious loan.
27  She made her brother run some little errands for her.
28  As you know, I run the magazine on a pretty tight budget.
29  The candidate tried to run away from controversial issues by pretending to be ill.
30  He had run up credit card debts of thousands of dollars.