run sth in Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “run sth in” in the English Dictionary

"run sth in" in British English

See all translations

run sth in

UK (US break sth in)
phrasal verb with run uk   us   /rʌn/ verb (present participle running, past tense ran, past participle run)
If you ​run in a ​vehicle, you use it ​carefully and ​slowly for a ​shorttime when it is new, so that you do not ​damageitsengine.
(Definition of run sth in from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of run sth in?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“run sth in” in British English

Word of the Day


a natural ability or skill

Word of the Day

Tree huggers and climate change deniers
Tree huggers and climate change deniers
by Colin McIntosh,
October 08, 2015
The climate debate is one that has predictably generated a large amount of new vocabulary, some of it originally specialized scientific terminology that has been taken up by the media and is now common currency. Some of these terms are new additions to the Cambridge English Dictionary. The two opposing sides in

Read More 

face training noun
face training noun
October 05, 2015
a system of facial exercises designed to tone the facial muscles and improve the skin

Read More