Meaning of “run down (someone/something)” in the English Dictionary

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"run down (someone/something)" in American English

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run down (someone/something)

phrasal verb with run us /rʌn/ verb present participle running, past tense ran /ræn/ , past participle run


to lose energy, power, or strength:

By 1923 the radio boom seemed to be running down.

(Definition of “run down (someone/something)” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)