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English definition of “run on”

run on

phrasal verb with run     /rʌn/ verb (present participle running, past tense ran, past participle run)
If an event runs on, it continues for longer than expected: The game/speech/discussion ran on for hours.Continue and last If time runs on, it seems to pass quickly: Time's running on - let's get this job finished soon!Continue and last
(Definition of run on from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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