Meaning of “make (all) the running” in the English Dictionary

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"make (all) the running" in British English

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make (all) the running

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to do the best and most work:

British companies have often made all the running in developing new ideas, but have then failed to market them.

(Definition of “make (all) the running” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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