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English definition of “run”

run

verb [I/T] (GO QUICKLY)   /rʌn/ (present participle running, past tense ran  /ræn/, past participle run)
to move your legs faster than when walking, with the weight of your body pressing forward: [I] They ran for the bus and got there just in time. [T] Hugh runs five miles a day. [I] We want a place with a big backyard with room for the kids to run around. [I] fig. I’ve got to run now (= hurry away) because I’m late for my appointment.
(Definition of run verb (GO QUICKLY) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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