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on the run

while busy doing something else: He ate on the run, downing an apple in his car. on the run If criminals are on the run, they are trying to avoid being caught: The two men were on the run for three weeks before being caught by police. on the run Someone or something on the run is at a disadvantage in a competitive situation: Competition from Internet retailers has some big department stores on the run.
Translations of “on the run”
in Chinese (Traditional) 在趕路的途中…
in Chinese (Simplified) 在赶路的途中…
(Definition of on the run from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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