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run on

phrasal verb with run uk   /rʌn/  us   /rʌn/ verb (present participle running, past tense ran, past participle run)
If an event runs on, it continues for longer than expected: The game/speech/discussion ran on for hours.
If time runs on, it seems to pass quickly: Time's running on - let's get this job finished soon!
(Definition of run on from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"run on" in Business English

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run on

phrasal verb with run uk   us   /rʌn/ verb (running, ran, run)
MEETINGS to continue for a long time, especially past an expected finishing time: These meetings always run on for hours.
(Definition of run on from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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