run away with sb Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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run away with sb

phrasal verb with run uk   us   /rʌn/ verb (present participle running, past tense ran, past participle run)

run away with sb (RIDE)

If an ​animal or ​machine that you are ​ridingruns away with you, you ​losecontrol of it and it ​carries you away: Her ​horseran away with her.

run away with sb (OF FEELING)

If a ​feeling or ​idearuns away with you, you cannot ​control it and it makes you ​behavestupidly: Sometimes my ​imaginationruns away with me and I ​convince myself that they are having an ​affair.
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