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run

verb     /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.AthleticsMoving quickly
ORGANIZE [T]
B1 to organize or control something управлять, руководить She ran her own restaurant for five years.Managing and organizing
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?Transferring and transporting objectsTravelling
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.FunctioningPerforming a function
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?Computer concepts
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.JourneysFunctioningPerforming a function
LIQUID [I]
B2 If liquid runs somewhere, it flows. течь, литься Tears ran down her face.Movement of liquids
PUBLISH [T]
to publish something in a newspaper or magazine публиковать, печатать All the papers are running this story on the front page.Newspapers and magazines
run a bath UK
to fill a bath with water so that it is ready to use набирать ванну Personal hygiene and appearance - general wordsCleaning generally
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.Movement
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.Direction of motionPoints of the compass
CONTINUE [I]
If a play, film, etc runs for a period of time, it continues that long. идти (о пьесе, фильме) Broadcasting in generalContinue and last
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.Ancestors and descendants
COLOUR [I]
If a colour runs, it comes out of some material when it is washed. линять Paints, dyes and pigmentsColour - general words
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 Measurements in general
(Definition of run verb from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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