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run on

phrasal verb with run uk   us   /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. If time runs on, it seems to pass quickly: Time's running on - let's get this job finished soon!
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