Phrasal Verbs – RUN, Definitions and Example Sentences

English Phrasal Verbs with RUN, Phrasal Verbs – RUN, Definitions and Example Sentences

Phrasal Verbs – RUN, Definitions and Example Sentences


Run along

Meaning:

to tell sb to go away

Example Sentence:

 Run along now, childrenI’m busy.

 

Run after

Meaning:

to chase

Example Sentence:

Why do dogs run after cats?

 

Run across

Meaning:

to meet or to find unexpectedly

Example Sentence:

I ran across some old friends at the party.

 

Run away

Meaning:

to leave a place or sb

Example Sentence:

The prisoners ran away from the prison.

 


Run into

Meaning:

to experience sth unexpectedly

Example Sentence:

I’ve run into a difficulty  with the project.

 

Run against

Meaning:

to oppose towards sb or sth

Example Sentence:

Luck was really running against you yesterday!

 

Run around

Meaning:

to be very busy doing lots of things

Example Sentence:

The child ran around all day in the garden

 

Run over

Meaning:

to look at quickly

Example Sentence:

We‘ll just run over the main points again.

 

Run on

Meaning:

to continue without interruption

Example Sentence:

The discussion ran on for hours.

 

Run down

Meaning:

to decline in number or size

Example Sentence:

The battery has run down it needs recharging.

 


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