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  • n. Alternative spelling of runaway.

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Examples

  • In fact, it´s so good they have been banned from competition in Chiapas because every year their work was the run-away winner of any local competition they entered.

    Fun Event in Chapala at the Yacht Club

  • The GOP snatched back the House with a deft play on the long favored racial code themes of tax and spend Democrats, wasteful big government, run-away deficit spending on entitlement programs, and their full blown assaults on so-called Obamacare, Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security programs, and labor unions.

    Earl Ofari Hutchinson: Why the GOP Presidential Candidates Talk Race (in Code)

  • "This is just another example of run-away consultant spending at the Department of Education, which for years has failed to impose even minimum standards of oversight and accountability when it comes to outside contracts," Mr. Stringer said in a statement.

    Report Stings Ex-DOE CFO

  • Conserve is the opposite of gross, run-away capitalism, just the opposite of what Republicans have come to stand for.

    Parker Griffith's staff resigns

  • Instead the punditry rallied around Mr. Ryan's plan to deal with the problem of run-away entitlement spending, crediting it for being "serious" even if they did not embrace all the details.

    Dean Baker: Paul Ryan in Your Pockets: Government by People Who Hate You

  • Wait for the hearings in Congress and the dems proposals to stop this run-away free market capitalism. frank in valparaiso indiana

    Government agencies rely on contractors to oversee contractors

  • We have a run-away govt ignoring, dismissing our voices.

    Obama Supreme Court nominee faces Senate Judiciary vote

  • All of the scare tactics are designed to keep a system of insurers and medical providers making exorbitant salaries while the rest of us work all our lives and end up broke or in debt because of run-away medical costs.

    Obama: More bang for the buck

  • The content industries have learned push begets pushback, which begets more push on their part which creates even larger pushback, and so on, to the point where the National Security of the free world may be challenged permanently because of the actions of one run-away train The Music Industry.

    Stop ACTA NOW !

  • If Legislature were a run-away engine pulling the train of the American budget, suddenly we have a brakeman as President encouraging greater speed.

    Live Blog from the Anchor Desk 10/08/09

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