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English definition of “run sb/sth over”

run sb/sth over

phrasal verb with run     /rʌn/ verb (present participle running, past tense ran, past participle run)
B2 If a vehicle or its driver runs over someone or something, the vehicle hits and drives over them or it: I'm afraid we've just run a rabbit over.Accidents involving vehicles
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