Translation of "run" - English-Portuguese 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

gerir, administrar, dirigir
She ran her own restaurant for five years.

If trains or buses are running, they are available to travel on.

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.

The engine is running more smoothly now.

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