American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The initial period in which a movie is released.
“Bill generously let me take out one of the more forward hurdlers which was due to have its first run in two weeks or so, and as usual I much appreciated the chance he gave me to ride to some useful purpose, and to shake the dust off the one skill I had been born with.”
“Two people who were close to him were eager to get the nod: Caspar Weinberger, who had known Reagan since his first run for governor in California; and William Casey, Reagans campaign manager.”
“If so, no-one has come up with a satisfactory deciphering, and Boudet’s book is as puzzling today as it was when it was first run was when it was first published.”
“After pulling out of the Ferrari garage on his first run in the final 10-minute shoot-out,”
Looking for tweets for first run.