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"on the run" in British English

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on the run

while hurrying to go somewhere: I eat breakfast on the run if I'm late for work.
(Definition of on the run from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"on the run" in American English

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on the run

while busy doing something else: He ate on the run, downing an apple in his car.
on the run
If criminals are on the run, they are trying to avoid being caught: The two men were on the run for three weeks before being caught by police.
on the run
Someone or something on the run is at a disadvantage in a competitive situation: Competition from Internet retailers has some big department stores on the run.
(Definition of on the run from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “on the run”
in Chinese (Simplified) 在赶路的途中…
in Chinese (Traditional) 在趕路的途中…
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