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runaway

adjective
 
 
/ˈrʌn.ə.weɪ/
out of control or escaped from somewhere
失控的;逃跑的
A runaway bus/horse caused chaos on the streets.
一辆公共汽车失控了/一匹马脱缰了,导致街道上一片混乱。
a runaway child sleeping on the streets
离家出走露宿街头的小孩
figurative Her first novel's runaway (= surprisingly big) success came as a great surprise.
她的第一部小说大获成功,真是大大出人意料。
UncontrolledRunning away and escaping
runaway
 
 
noun [C]
someone who has escaped from somewhere
出逃者
We're searching for a couple of runaways from the young offenders' institution.
我们正在搜寻几个从少年犯管教所逃出来的孩子。
Runaways and refugees
(Definition of runaway from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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