Translation of "run" - English-Russian dictionary

run

verb uk us /rʌn/ (present participle running, past tense ran, past participle run)
MOVE FAST [ I, T ]

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

бежать
He ran away when I tried to pick him up.
[ + to do sth ] We had to run to catch up with him.
I run about three miles every morning.
ORGANIZE [ T ]

B1 to organize or control something

управлять, руководить
She ran her own restaurant for five years.
run sb/sth to/down, etc

to take someone or something somewhere, usually by car

отвозить кого-либо/что-либо куда-либо
Could you run me to the station this afternoon?
WORKING [ I, T ]

If a piece of equipment is running, it is switched on and working, and if you run it, you switch it on and make it work.

работать (о механизме)
The engine is running more smoothly now.
USE COMPUTER [ T ]

B2 If you run a computer program, you use it on your computer.

пользоваться (компьютерной программой)
Did you run a virus check this morning?
TRAVELLING [ I ]

B2 If trains or buses are running, they are available to travel on.

ходить (о поездах, автобусах)
The buses only run until 11 p.m.
LIQUID [ I ]

B2 If liquid runs somewhere, it flows.

течь, литься
Tears ran down her face.
PUBLISH [ T ]

to publish something in a newspaper or magazine

публиковать, печатать
All the papers are running this story on the front page.
run a bath UK

to fill a bath with water so that it is ready to use

набирать ванну
run sth along/over/through, etc sth

to move something along, over, or through something else

проводить чем-либо по чему-либо
She ran her fingers through her hair.
run through/down/along, etc

If something long and narrow runs somewhere, it is in that position.

тянуться через/по/вдоль и т. д.
There are wires running across the floor.
CONTINUE [ I ]

If a play, film, etc runs for a period of time, it continues that long.

идти (о пьесе, фильме)
run in sb's/the family

If a quality, ability, disease, etc runs in the family, many members of the family have it.

быть семейной чертой, быть наследственным
A love of animals runs in our family.
COLOUR [ I ]

If a colour runs, it comes out of some material when it is washed.

линять
be running at sth

to be at a particular level

быть на каком-либо уровне
Inflation is now running at 5.8%.
→ See also cast/run your/an eye over sth , run the gauntlet , run riot , run out of steam , run wild

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