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run sb out

phrasal verb with run uk   us   /rʌn/ verb (present participle running, past tense ran, past participle run)
If you are run out in cricket, a player on the opposing team throws the ball at the wicket you are running towards and hits it before you can reach it, and your turn as batsman ends: Their best batsman was run out for (= having scored) 99.
Translations of “run sb out”
in Chinese (Traditional) 將(正在跑動的擊球員)截殺出局…
in Chinese (Simplified) 将(正在跑动的击球员)截杀出局…
(Definition of run sb out from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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