- v. transitive To hit someone with a car or other vehicle and injure or kill them.
- v. transitive To criticize someone or an organisation, often unfairly.
- v. transitive To find something or someone after searching for a long time.
- v. transitive, intransitive To lose power slowly. Used for a machine, battery, or other powered device.
- v. transitive To read quickly a list or other short text.
- v. UK, transitive To reduce the size or stock levels of a business, often with a view to closure.
“If I should never see you on earth, Father and the family all, Try and meet me in Heaven where there will be no pain-where our eyes shall run down no more with tears, where the wicked cease from trowbling and the weary are forever at rest.”
“Milkmaids run down mountain passes, dragging kites behind them.”
“When she saw Miss Thelma run down the block in her slippers, Celeste cringed.”
“In violent coughing especially when a person is half - choked, the face becomes purple, the veins distended, the orbicular muscles strongly contracted, and tears run down the cheeks.”
“Mortals, every one, their fast-paced hearts a trilling cascade of notes, like a two-handed cocktail run down a piano keyboard, in comparison to the slow, bass boom of his own heart.”
“Among the hills that run down to Sayler's Creek most of his men are captured.”
“Trevegg was in danger of being run down by two of the bull elkryn.”
“With the emergency behind him, Washington sought to run down the source of the near-mutiny.”
“That was where they walked up the sleigh-smoothed urin-yellowed road along the river with the steep pine hills, skis heavy on the shoulder, and where they ran that great run down the glacier above the Madlener-haus, the snow as smooth to see as cake frosting and as light as powder and he remembered the noiseless rush the speed made as you dropped down like a bird.”
“Beverly felt a drop of icewater run down her back.”
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