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run away with sb

phrasal verb with run uk   us   /rʌn/ verb (present participle running, past tense ran, past participle run)

(RIDE)

If an animal or machine that you are riding runs away with you, you lose control of it and it carries you away: Her horse ran away with her.

(OF FEELING)

If a feeling or idea runs away with you, you cannot control it and it makes you behave stupidly: Sometimes my imagination runs away with me and I convince myself that they are having an affair.
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