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run across sb / sth
I ran across him at a conference in Milan.
I ran across some old love letters while I was clearing out a cupboard.
to meet sb or find sth by chance
run 'after sb (informal)
He's always running after younger women.
I can't keep running after you all day!
to try to have a romantic or sexual relationship with sb
[spoken] to do a lot of things for someone else as though you were their servant
run 'after sb / sth
He ran after her, calling her name.
to run to try to catch sb / sth
Run along now! I've got work to finish.
Oh, it's late. I'd better be running along.
[spoken] used to tell a child to leave, or to tell someone that you must leave
run around also run round [BrE]
The children were running around in the garden.
Maria was running around trying to get the house tidy.
1. to run in an area while you are playing
2. [informal] to be very busy doing many small jobs
run around after sb [informal]
I've spent all day running around after the kids.
to do a lot of things for someone else as though you were their servant
run around with sb [informal]
He started running around with a gang of teenagers.
to spend a lot of time with someone, especially someone that other people disapprove of
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Toby ran away from home at the age of 14.
托比 14 岁时离家出走。
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You can't just run away from your responsibilities.
They ran away together to get married.
1. to leave a place, especially secretly, in order to escape from someone or something
2. to try to avoid dealing with a problem or difficult situation
3. to secretly go away with someone in order to marry them or live with them
run away with sb / sth
His wife has run away with another man.
1. to secretly go away with someone in order to marry them or live with them - usually used to show disapproval
run away with you
Don't let your imagination run away with you!
if your feelings, ideas etc run away with you, they start to control how you behave
your tongue runs away with you
if your tongue runs away with you, you say something that you did not intend to say
run a'way with sth
run away with the idea / impression (that), [spoken]
Don't run away with the impression that he doesn't care.
The Reds ran away with the championship.
1. to win sth clearly or easily
2. to believe sth that is not true
run sth by / past sb
Let me run some figures by you.
I just wanted to run it past you and see what you thought.
1. to tell someone something so that they can give you their opinion
run that by me again, [spoken]
run at sb [no passive]
»He ran at me with a knife. 他拿着刀朝我冲过来。
to run towards sb to attack or as if to attack them• 向某人冲去:
run back 'over sth
»I'll run back over the procedure once again. 我将重新考虑这个程序。
to discuss or consider sth again• 再次讨论；重新考虑【SYN】 review :
»The battery has run down. 电池没电了。
»British manufacturing industry has been running down for years. 英国的制造业多年来一直在萎缩。
1. to lose power or stop working• 耗尽能量；停止工作:
2. to gradually stop functioning or become smaller in size or number• 逐渐失去作用；萎缩；衰减:
»If you leave your headlights on you'll soon run down the battery. 如果你让车头灯一直亮着,很快就会把电池耗尽的。
»The company is running down its sales force. 公司正在削减销售人员。 --› related noun rundow
1. to make sth lose power or stop working• 使耗尽能量；使停止工作:
2. to make sth gradually stop functioning or become smaller in size or number• 使逐渐失去作用；使萎缩；使衰减:
run sb / sth∽'down
»He's always running her down in front of other people. 他总是在别人面前说她的坏话。
3. to find sb / sth after a search• (经过搜寻后)找到
1. (of a vehicle or its driver 车辆或司机) to hit sb / sth and knock them / it to the ground• 把...撞倒
2. to criticize sb / sth in an unkind way• 恶意批评；说...的坏话；贬低:
run sb∽'in (old-fashioned, informal)
• to arrest sb and take them to a police station• 把某人扭送警察局
run sth∽'in (BrE)
»Whatever system you choose, it must be run in properly. 不管你选择什么样的体系,都必须经过适当的磨合。
(in the past) to prepare the engine of a new car for normal use by driving slowly and carefully• (旧时)磨合运转,磨合驾驶: (figurative)
run 'into sb
Guess who I ran into today! 猜猜我今天碰见谁了！
to meet sb by chance• 偶然遇见,碰到(某人):
run into sth
»We ran into thick fog on the way home. 在回家的路上,我们遇上了大雾。
»Be careful not to run into debt. 小心不要背上债务。 »to run into danger / trouble / difficulties 遭遇危险/麻烦/困难
»Her income runs into one figures (= is more than £100 000, $100 000, etc.). 她的收入达到了六位数。
1. to enter an area of bad weather while travelling• 途中遭遇(恶劣天气):
2. to experience difficulties, etc.• 遇到(困难等):
3. to reach a particular level or amount• 达到(某种水平或数量):
run into sb / sth
»The bus went out of control and ran into a line of people. 公共汽车失控,撞了一排人。
to crash into sb / sth• 撞上:
run sth into sb / sth
»He ran his car into a tree. 他开车撞上了一棵树。
to make a vehicle crash into sb / sth• 开(车)撞上:
run 'off(BrE) (of a liquid 液体)
to flow out of a container• (从容器中)溢出,流出
»Could you run off twenty copies of the agenda? 你给我复印二十份会议议程好吗？
»The heats of the 200 metres will be run off tomorrow. * 200 米预赛将在明天举行。
1. to copy sth on a machine• (用机器)复印,复制:
2. to cause a race to be run• 举行,进行(赛跑等):
3. to make a liquid flow out of a container• 使溢出；使流出
run 'off with sth
»The treasurer had run off with the club's funds. 财务主管盗走了俱乐部的资金。
to steal sth and take it away• 偷走:
»The meeting will finish promptly—I don't want it to run on. 会议必须马上结束——不要拖延。
to continue without stopping; to continue longer than is necessary or expected• 持续；连续不断；拖延:
run on sth [no passive]
if your thoughts, a discussion, etc. run on a subject, you think or talk a lot about that subject• 以...为主题(或中心)；围绕
»Time is running out for the trapped miners. 被困矿工的时间不多了。
1. if a supply of sth runs out, it is used up or finished• 用完；耗尽:
2. if an agreement or a document runs out, it becomes no longer valid• 过期；失效【SYN】 expire
run 'out (of sth)
»We ran out of fuel. 我们把燃料用光了。
»Could I have a cigarette? I seem to have run out. 给我支烟抽可以吗？我的烟好像抽完了。
• to use up or finish a supply of sth• 用完,耗尽(供应品):
run 'out on sb (informal)
to leave sb that you live with, especially when they need your help• 弃某人而去；抛弃某人
run sb∽'out [often passive] (in cricket 板球)
to make a player stop batting by hitting the wicket with the ball before the player has completed his or her run• 将(正在跑的击球员)截杀出局
• if a container or its contents run over, the contents come over the edge of the container• 溢出【SYN】 overflow
run sb / sth∽'over
»Two children were run over and killed. 两名儿童被轧死了。
(of a vehicle or its driver 车辆或司机) • to knock a person or an animal down and drive over their body or a part of it• 撞倒并碾轧:
run 'over sth
»She ran over her notes before giving the lecture. 讲课之前,她浏览了一下自己的讲稿。
• to read through or practise sth quickly• 快速阅读(或练习):
run sth 'past sb = run sth by / past sb :
Run that past me again. 把那件事再说给我听听
run sb∽'through (literary)
to kill sb by sticking a knife, sword , etc. through them• (用刀、剑等)刺死
run 'through sth
»An angry murmur ran through the crowd. 愤怒的抱怨声在人群中迅速蔓延。 »Thoughts of revenge kept running through his mind. 报复的念头不断在他的脑子里闪过。
»A deep melancholy runs through her poetry. 她的诗充满了深深的感伤
»He ran through the names on the list. 他快速浏览了一下名单。
»Could we run through your proposals once again? 我们再来简要讨论一下你的建议,好吗？
»Can we run through Scene 3 again, please? 请大家再来排练一下第 3 场好吗？ --› related noun run-through
»She ran through the entire amount within ten years. 她不到两年就把所有的钱挥霍光了。
1. [no passive] to pass quickly through sth• 快速穿越；迅速传遍:
2. [no passive] to be present in every part of sth• 遍布:
3. to discuss, repeat or read sth quickly• 匆匆讨论；快速阅读；很快地重复:
4. to perform, act or practise sth• 表演；扮演；排练:
5. to use up or spend money carelessly• 挥霍:
run to sth
»The book runs to nearly 800 pages. 这本书有近 800 页。
»Our funds won't run to a trip abroad this year. 今年我们没有足够的钱去国外旅行。
1. to be of a particular size or amount• 达到,有(某一规模或数量):
2. (especially BrE) if you or your money will not run to sth, you do not have enough money for sth• 有足够...的钱；足够...之用:
»How had he managed to run up so many debts? 他怎么欠了这么多债？
»to run up a blouse 赶制一件女式衬衫
1. to allow a bill, debt, etc. to reach a large total• 积欠(账款、债务等)；累积【SYN】 accumulate :
2. to make a piece of clothing quickly, especially by sewing• 赶制(衣服,尤指缝纫):.
3. to raise sth, especially a flag• 竖起,升起(旗帜)
run 'up against sth
»The government is running up against considerable opposition to its tax reforms. 政府的税务改革遇到了相当大的阻力。
to experience a difficulty• 遭遇(困难):
run with sth
»OK, let's run with Jan's suggestion. 好,咱们就照简的建议干吧。
to accept or start to use a particular idea or method• 采纳(某种想法、方法等):
the common, general, ordinary, usual run (of sth)
»He was very different from the general run of movie stars. 他和一般的电影明星迥然不同。
the average type of sth• 普通类型:
give sb / get / have the 'run of sth
»Her dogs have the run of the house. 她的狗可以在家里自由出入。
to give sb / get / have permission to make full use of sth• 允许某人充分使用；获准充分使用:
give sb a (good) run for their 'mone
to make sb try very hard, using all their skill and effort, in order to beat you in a game or competition• 不让...轻易取胜；与...进行激烈竞争
on the 'run
»He's on the run from the police. 他在躲避警方的追捕。
»I've been on the run all day and I'm exhausted. 我忙了一整天,累极了。
»Here are some quick recipes for when you're eating on the run (= in a hurry). 这是一些供匆忙用餐时用的快餐食谱。
1. trying to avoid being captured• 躲避:
2. (informal) continuously active and moving around• 忙碌；不停地奔波:
~ (in sth)
»He will be running in the 100 metres tonight. 今晚他将参加 100 米赛跑。
»to run the marathon 参加马拉松比赛
to take part in a race• 参加赛跑:
a badly run company
runs summer courses for foreign students
I can't afford to run a car on my salary.
to own and use a vehicle or machine• 拥有,使用(车辆或机器等):
~ (on sth)
Our van runs on (= uses) diesel.
to operate or function; to make sth do this• (使)运转,运行；操作:
~ (for sth)
»The permit runs for seven months. 许可证的有效期为三个月。
»The lease on my house only has a year left to run. 我房子的租期只剩下一年了。
to operate or be valid for a particular period of time• (在一段时间内)起作用,有效:
~ sth (for sb) | ~ (sb) sth
»I'll run a bath for you. 我给你放洗澡水去。
»I'll run you a bath. 我去给你放洗澡水。
to make liquid flow• 使(液体)流动:
~ (for sb / sth) | ~ (in sth)
»to run for president 竞选总统
»to run in the election 参加竞选
to be a candidate in an election for a political position, especially in the US• (尤指在美国)参加竞选:
»She knew she had only to call and he would come running. 她知道只要打个电话,他就会高高兴兴地照办。
to be pleased to do what sb wants• 赶紧做某人喜欢的事；急于应某人的要求:
up and 'running
»It will be a lot easier when we have the database up and running. 等我们把数据库弄好以后,就省事多了。
working fully and correctly• 全面而准确地运行:
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