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"run sth off" in British English

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run sth off

phrasal verb with run uk   us   /rʌn/ verb (present participle running, past tense ran, past participle run)
If you ​run off ​copies of something, you ​print them: [+ two objects] Could you ​run me off five ​copies of this, ​please? to ​quickly and ​easily write something that is usually ​slow or ​difficult to write, such as a ​piece of ​poetry or ​music: Kate can ​run off a ​sonnet in ​half an ​hour on any ​subject you like. US to ​winpointseasily in a ​competition: Iowa ​ran off 12 ​straightpoints to take the ​lead.
(Definition of run sth off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"run sth off" in Business English

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run sth off

phrasal verb with run uk   us   /rʌn/ verb (running, ran, run)
If you ​run off ​copies of something, you ​print them: Could you ​run off five ​copies of this for me, please?
(Definition of run sth off from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “run sth off”
in Chinese (Simplified) 复印, 印出, 复制…
in Chinese (Traditional) 複印, 印出, 複製…
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