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run (sth) down

phrasal verb with run uk   /rʌn/  us   /rʌn/ verb (present participle running, past tense ran, past participle run)

run sth down

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phrasal verb with run uk   /rʌn/  us   /rʌn/ verb (present participle running, past tense ran, past participle run)
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Translations of “run (sth) down”
in Chinese (Simplified) 削减, (使)变萎缩, (使)衰减…
in Chinese (Traditional) 削減, (使)變萎縮, (使)衰減…
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“run (sth) down” in British English

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