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run out on sb/sth

phrasal verb with run uk   us   /rʌn/ verb (present participle running, past tense ran, past participle run)
to ​leave someone you are having a ​relationship with or something you are ​responsible for, without ​warning and usually ​causingproblems: She ​ran out on him two ​months ago, ​leaving him to take ​care of ​their two ​children.
(Definition of run out on sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “run out on sb/sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 遗弃, 离弃, 背弃…
in Chinese (Traditional) 遺棄, 離棄, 背棄…
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