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  • v. To leave.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. be in line with; form a line along


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  • Ruthann’s knotty hands run along the seam of the sash, searching the outside edges.


  • They'd raced to every corner of the barn, and nose to the walls, had run along them smooth as water, digging at every hole, yelping excitedly and snapping at one another in their competition.

    Renegade's Magic

  • So run along now like a nice little lady, an 'don't bothah yo' mamma.

    The Little Colonel

  • So easy when there are two people in the study to open the study window, get out, run along the terrace (those footsteps Alex heard), in at the side door, shoot Christian Gulbrandsen and run back, and during that time, the other person in the study does both voices so that we're all quite sure there are two people in there.

    Twin Moons

  • Scores of the murderous-looking hooks flashed into sight as we cleared the anchor, and we had just started to run along the line to the end where we could begin to lift it, when a sharp thud in the boat startled us.

    The King of the Greeks

  • 'You just run along and tell Worldic that their promotion ideas are fifty years out of date, if they think cheese-cake will sell twenty-rand seats.'


  • “Honey,” Kitty Dennison said to me when she had finished playing with her man, “ya run along an put on yer coat, but don’t ya botha t’pack any of yer clothes.


  • The "if" clauses of the protasis all run along after the same pattern as converted perfects -- future: "if He will," etc., including: "if Yahweh will be, or prove Himself, God to me."

    Exposition of Genesis: Volume 1

  • “Now run along an finish dressin, fer it’s off-t’-school time.”


  • Baudin related the course of his voyage, mentioning his work in Van Diemen's Land, his passage through Bass Strait, and his run along the coast of what is now the State of Victoria, where he had not found “any river, inlet or other shelter which afforded anchorage.”

    The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders


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