Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “run away with sb”

run away with sb

(OF FEELING) phrasal verb with run     /rʌn/ verb (present participle running, past tense ran, past participle run)
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.Affecting and influencing
(Definition of run away with sb (OF FEELING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of run away with sb

Translations of “run away with sb”

Word of the Day

exercise

physical activity that you do to make your body strong and healthy

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More