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run

verb
 
/rʌn/ ( present participle running, past tense ran, past participle run)
A1 to move on your feet at a faster speed than walking
correre
He can run very fast. I run about three miles every morning.
B1 to organize or control something
dirigere, gestire, far funzionare
She ran her own restaurant for five years.
If trains or buses are running, they are available to travel on.
passare, transitare
The buses only run until 11 p.m.
If liquid runs somewhere, it flows.
scorrere
Tears ran down her face.
If a piece of equipment is running, it is switched on and working.
essere in funzione, funzionare
The engine is running more smoothly now.
(Definition of run verb from the Cambridge English-Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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