Translation of "run" - English-Italian dictionary


verb uk /rʌn/ (present participle running, past tense ran, past participle run)

A1 to move on your feet at a faster speed than walking

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.

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.

(Translation of “run verb” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)