Phrasal Verbs with Run: List II

Run off: Make photocopies, or print
  • Could you please run off a few copies of this document for me?
  • She quickly ran off the meeting agenda before the participants arrived.
  • They need to run off some flyers to promote the event.
  • Run off: Write something quickly
  • I'll just run off a note to remind myself of the important points.
  • He decided to run off a quick email to let them know about the change in plans.
  • She ran off a short memo summarizing the main discussion points.
  • Run off: Pour or spill off or over
  • The hot coffee ran off the edge of the cup and onto the table.
  • Be careful not to fill the glass too much, or it might run off.
  • She accidentally bumped into the container, causing the liquid to run off the counter.
  • Run off: Chase someone away
  • The security guard ran off the intruders before they could cause any damage.
  • His barking dog ran off the stray cat from the backyard.
  • They tried to run off the birds that were nesting near the windows.
  • Run off: Operate by a particular energy source
  • This machine can run off solar power, making it environmentally friendly.
  • The generator can run off both gasoline and propane.
  • The car is designed to run off electric batteries.
  • Run off with: Leave with someone with the intention of living with them or marrying them
  • They fell in love and decided to run off with each other.
  • She left her hometown to run off with her partner and start a new life.
  • He's planning to run off with his girlfriend and elope.
  • Run off with: Steal or abscond
  • Someone ran off with my wallet when I wasn't looking.
  • They discovered that a valuable painting had been run off with from the museum.
  • She suspected that her business partner had run off with the company funds.
  • Run on: Continue without interruption
  • The conference ran on smoothly despite the technical difficulties.
  • Once the power was restored, the event ran on as planned.
  • The party ran on late into the night.
  • Run on: Using a certain time zone
  • The train schedule is run on Eastern Standard Time.
  • The international conference will run on Greenwich Mean Time.
  • We need to ensure that all our clocks run on Central European Time.
  • Run on: Continue talking for a long time
  • He tends to run on about his favorite hobby whenever he gets the chance.
  • They had to cut her off because she wouldn't stop running on about her vacation.
  • She ran on for hours, telling stories from her travels.
  • Run on: Operate with a particular energy source
  • These vehicles run on gasoline and are not electric.
  • The factory aims to run on renewable energy sources to reduce its carbon footprint.
  • His watch runs on a small battery that needs to be replaced regularly.
  • Run out: Use up; to consume all of something
  • I need to go to the store because we've run out of milk.
  • They ran out of patience waiting for the delayed flight.
  • She realized she had run out of clean clothes and needed to do laundry.
  • Run out: Expire, to come to an end
  • The warranty on the appliance will run out next month.
  • The subscription to the magazine ran out after a year.
  • The contract with the supplier is set to run out at the end of the year.
  • Run out: Extend a piece of material, or clothing
  • She ran out the measuring tape to check the length of the fabric.
  • They had to run out the tablecloth to cover the entire dining table.
  • He asked the tailor to run out the hem of the pants to make them longer.
  • Run out on: Leave a partner or commitment suddenly and without prior warning
  • He ran out on his family, leaving them devastated.
  • They were shocked when their business partner ran out on the joint project.
  • She couldn't believe her boyfriend would run out on their relationship without any explanation.
  • Run over: Exceed the allotted time
  • The presentation ran over by 15 minutes due to the detailed discussion.
  • They had to rush through the last part of the meeting because it was running over.
  • She apologized for running over the scheduled time and promised to be more efficient next time.
  • Run over: Cross by running
  • He quickly ran over the busy street to catch the bus on the other side.
  • They decided to run over to the store to grab some groceries.
  • She carefully looked both ways before running over to her friend's house.
  • Run over: Drive over, causing injury or death
  • The cyclist was run over by a truck at the intersection.
  • They witnessed a car accident where one vehicle ran over the other.
  • She narrowly avoided being run over by a speeding car.
  • Run over: Describe briefly
  • He asked her to run over the main points of the presentation before the meeting.
  • They quickly ran over the key findings of the report during the discussion.
  • She decided to run over the steps of the process one more time for clarity.
  • Run over: Rehearse quickly
  • He asked the actors to run over the scene one more time before the performance.
  • They needed to run over the dance routine a few more times to perfect it.
  • She decided to run over the song with the band to ensure they were in sync.
  • Run over: Overflow
  • The sink was clogged, causing the water to run over onto the floor.
  • They forgot to turn off the faucet, and the bathtub ran over with water.
  • She accidentally filled the pot too much, and it ran over onto the stove.
  • Run past: Bring an idea or proposal to the attention of someone in order to obtain their opinion
  • He wanted to run the idea past his colleagues before presenting it to the management.
  • They decided to run the proposal past the board of directors for their input.
  • She thought it would be a good idea to run the plan past her mentor for feedback.
  • Run through: Summarize briefly
  • Let me quickly run through the main points of the presentation.
  • They ran through the agenda for the meeting in just a few minutes.
  • She gave a run-through of the project timeline to the team.
  • Run through: Repeat something
  • Can you run through that explanation one more time?
  • He decided to run through his speech before the big event.
  • She ran through the steps of the dance routine to ensure everyone knew their part.
  • Run through: Use completely, in a short space of time
  • They ran through all the supplies in just a few hours.
  • She ran through her entire budget for the month in a matter of days.
  • They ran through the snacks during the party, leaving nothing behind.
  • Run through: Pervade, of a quality that is characteristic of a group, organization, or system
  • An atmosphere of professionalism runs through the entire company.
  • A sense of community runs through their organization, fostering collaboration.
  • Excellence runs through every aspect of their work, from design to execution.
  • Run through: Impale a person with a blade, usually a sword
  • In the battle, he ran through his enemies with his sword.
  • She swiftly ran through the intruder, defending herself with a spear.
  • They watched in horror as the knight ran his lance through his opponent.
  • Run to: Reach a particular maximum amount, size, value, etc.
  • The total cost of the project runs to several million dollars.
  • The length of the report runs to over 100 pages.
  • The repair bill for the car runs to more than they expected.
  • Run to: Reach the limit of one's abilities or tastes
  • Her patience runs to a certain extent, but everyone has their limits.
  • His knowledge of the subject only runs to the basics.
  • My interest in that type of music doesn't run to heavy metal.
  • Run up: Hasten to a destination
  • He ran up the stairs to catch the departing train.
  • They quickly ran up to the front of the line before it got too long.
  • She ran up to the store to grab some last-minute supplies.
  • Run up: Make something, usually an item of clothing, very quickly
  • She ran up a dress for the party the night before.
  • They needed to run up a few banners for the event.
  • He can run up a pair of pants in no time with his sewing skills.
  • Run up: Bring a flag to the top of its flagpole
  • During the ceremony, they ran up the national flag.
  • They took turns raising and running up different flags to mark the occasion.
  • He proudly ran up the team's flag to celebrate their victory.
  • Run up: Rise; to swell; to grow; to increase
  • The costs of the project ran up unexpectedly.
  • They saw their profits run up over the past year.
  • The number of attendees at the conference ran up significantly.
  • Run up: Accumulate a debt
  • She ran up a huge credit card debt while shopping online.
  • They didn't realize they were running up a bill for using the phone abroad.
  • He warned his friend not to run up excessive expenses during their vacation.
  • Run up: Thrust up, as anything long and slender
  • She ran up her umbrella to shield herself from the rain.
  • They ran up the mast to hoist the sail on the sailboat.
  • He quickly ran up the flagpole to fix the flag that had come loose.
  • Run up against: Begin to encounter problems with someone or something
  • They ran up against unexpected difficulties when implementing the new system.
  • She didn't expect to run up against so much resistance from the team.
  • He started to run up against challenges in his project that he hadn't anticipated.
  • Run up on: To confront someone with hostility
  • He didn't expect to run up on his old rival at the party.
  • They ran up on a group of protesters during their peaceful march.
  • She was surprised when the angry customer ran up on her at the store.
  • Run with: Proceed with; accept
  • They decided to run with her idea and incorporate it into the project.
  • He suggested a different approach, but they chose to run with his original plan.
  • She presented her proposal, and they agreed to run with it as the starting point.
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