run short›if you run short of something, you have too little of it left: The bank has been plagued for months by speculation that it is running short ofcapital.›if something runs short, there is little of it left: Time is for a deal to get done.In two months food will run short.
This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,