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run sb/sth over

phrasal verb with run uk   us   /rʌn/ verb (present participle running, past tense ran, past participle run)
B2 If a ​vehicle or ​itsdriverruns over someone or something, the ​vehiclehits and ​drives over him, her, or it: I ​think we've just ​run a ​rabbit over.
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