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run sb out

phrasal verb with run uk   us   /rʌn/ verb (present participle running, past tense ran, past participle run)
If you are ​run out in ​cricket, a ​player on the ​opposingteamthrows the ​ball at the ​wicket you are ​running towards and ​hits it before you can ​reach it, and ​yourturn as ​batsmanends: Their ​bestbatsman was ​run out for (= having ​scored) 99.
(Definition of run sb out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “run sb out”
in Chinese (Simplified) 将(正在跑动的击球员)截杀出局…
in Chinese (Traditional) 將(正在跑動的擊球員)截殺出局…
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