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run out on sb/sth

phrasal verb with run uk   us   /rʌn/ verb (present participle running, past tense ran, past participle run)
to leave someone you are having a relationship with or something you are responsible for, without warning and usually causing problems: She ran out on him two months ago, leaving him to take care of their two children.
Translations of “run out on sb/sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 遺棄, 離棄, 背棄…
in Chinese (Simplified) 遗弃, 离弃, 背弃…
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