Translation of run in Spanish:

run

correr, v.

Pronunciation /rʌn//rən/

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (literally: to move fast)
    correr
    I had to run for the train tuve que correr para no perder el tren
    • she ran to meet them corrió a su encuentro
    • I heard the sound of running feet oí a alguien que corría
    • to run across the street cruzar la calle corriendo
    • she ran back to the house for her gloves volvió a la casa corriendo a buscar los guantes
    • he ran downstairs/indoors bajó/entró corriendo
    • they ran out into the yard salieron al patio corriendo
    • run for your lives! ¡sálvese quien pueda!
    • to run for cover correr a ponerse a cubierto
    • The way the cars are parked, there's only inches either side of you and you're worrying in case a child or a dog comes running out from between the cars.
    • Tessa sticks her tongue out and runs toward her brother, giggling.
    • As I drove off, a rabbit ran across the road, stopped midway, and turned back.
    • She quickly opened her door and ran down the steps.
    • She heard footsteps coming towards her and she turned and ran to her room.
    • Ryan got out of the car and ran towards the school.
    • She got to the bottom of the stairs and ran out the front door of the building.
    • I left the car door wide open and ran into the house without knocking.
    • He saw a man run towards the car which drove at him forcing him to move sharply out of the way.
    • I was kinda nervous that they would run after us but they didn't.
    • As she ran into the house, she collided with a young man, sending them both sprawling on to the ground.
    • I shoved those thoughts out of my head as I ran down the center staircase that winds up from the foyer of the house.
    • The girl then ran along Keighley Road and crossed over the road, bumping into an elderly man.
    • He and a fellow canoeist were found after the alarm was raised by another soldier who swam forty minutes to shore, and then ran two miles to raise the alarm.
    • She ran down the street shouting for help after her son Jordan stopped breathing and turned blue.
    • He rushed downstairs in his bare feet and ran outside on to the snowy street.
    • He began to walk towards the crowd so quickly, I had to run to keep up.
    • Desperate to escape, the intruder pushed his victim to the floor and ran off.
    • Jobs used to be more physical and kids walked to school and ran about outside rather than playing on computers.
    • He then pushed her down and grabbed her handbag and ran off towards Duckworth Lane.
  • 2

    • 2.1(to go quickly)

      correr
      run and fetch me my pipe corre a buscarme la pipa
      • I'll have to run home and change tendré que ir corriendo / rápido a casa a cambiarme
      • he runs to the doctor with every little thing corre al médico por cualquier cosa
      • don't come running to me afterward if things go wrong luego no me vengas a mí corriendo si hay problemas

    • 2.2(to go by car)

      ir
      I run down/over/up to Birmingham most weekends la mayoría de los fines de semana voy a Birmingham
      • it's the ideal car for running around town in es el coche ideal para ir por la ciudad
      • Here's my car ... can I run you home?
      • I feel sorry for her, as she spends all her time running me to classes.
      • I'm gonna grab my keys and we'll run her to the ER.
      • I'm just off to run the kids to soccer practice.
      • First Buses, which runs children to and from Prince Henry's Grammar School, says the school's tough discipline policy makes life easier for its drivers.

      en coche

  • 3

    (to operate, to function)
    with the engine running con el motor prendido Latin America
    • it runs off batteries/on gas funciona con pilas/a gas
    • the talks have been running smoothly las conversaciones han marchado sobre ruedas
    • if everything runs according to plan ... si todo sale según lo previsto ...
    • the work is running six months behind schedule el trabajo lleva seis meses de retraso
    • I started working toward converting my car to run on vegetable oil over a year ago.
    • Schumacher managed to keep the engine running after the collision.
    • Weight Watchers now runs meetings in more than 6,000 venues every week, using a points system for calorie counting and marketing a lucrative range of diet foods.
    • The festival will be run on the same lines as last year.
    • He had already run a license plate check on Taylor's car.
    • Burning charcoal inside the house or running an automobile engine in an attached garage also will produce carbon monoxide in the home.
    • Bexley Centre for the Unemployed is running a free course in food hygiene in the Boys Brigade hall next to Christ Church in Bexleyheath Broadway.
    • GM currently is running a pilot program in Brazil and investigating plans for Australia and Japan.
    • Equipped with 21 batteries, the boat can run for six to eight hours without recharging.
    • While the hospital runs off a generator, kindergartens have no generators or power.
    • All opinion polls suggest that, if the referendum were to be run again, the result would be largely the same.
    • Drivers on the M4 need to watch their speed more carefully from Wednesday when new speed cameras start running.
    • The course will be run on a very practical basis including workshops with actors, discussions and re-writing sessions.
    • This competition has been run in 17 stores and there has been no confusion anywhere else.
    • The group runs awareness raising programmes, talking to young people about how drug abuse affects families.
    • Dirksen was an appealing candidate and had run an energetic and effective campaign.
    • She spent eight years running a drugs programme in Oldham in Manchester.
    • It has been converted to run on LPG (liquid petroleum gas) so is exempt from the London congestion charge.
    • The charity now runs over 500 projects in Britain.
    • At the time, different kinds of computer hardware ran different operating systems.
    • Diesel engines can run on the fuel without being converted.
    • But petrol prices have not reached the point where people are rushing to convert their engines to run on LPG.
    • Now police are warning other motorists not to leave their engines running during cold weather.
    • The waste recycling plant, it is claimed, would provide enough energy to run the new factory and power the whole village.
    • I also run servers on that machine and each of the other four computers on the network.
    • Paddy McGuinness is no stranger to politics and has run his share of election campaigns in the past.
    • Even though her old car is a rust bucket it runs well and passed its MOT just months ago.
    • The Scottish National Party has run its most professional campaign of recent years.
    • The organisation runs courses in diving, sailing, surfing, skiing and snowboarding at such mouth-watering locations as the Seychelles, the Caribbean, and the Canadian Rockies.
    • Soon, his research group will have about three dozen machines running the software.
    • The machine runs a variety of versions of Windows.
    • They will also pay towards the cost of out-of-hours clubs run by a local authority.
    • He let me run my tape recorder for four hours while he and the family talked in the living room.
    • Essex Police will run the scheme and provide wardens with uniforms and badges.
    • Carlow Community Awareness of Drugs are running a drugs course for parents in the Seven Oaks Hotel, Carlow.
    • Overhead fans run all day during the summer, and the water in the pools is changed frequently.
    • To make sure she was getting the best results, she ran the same search on several search engines.
    • The only concession to modernity on the 50-year-old lorries is that the engines have been converted to run on unleaded petrol.
    • We contacted a doctor who ran a series of tests on Erin at his office.
    • Do not run your auto in the garage, not even to warm it up.
    • With a 9% buffer, Labor should be confident of a win, providing it runs a half decent campaign and puts in some resources.
  • 4

    • 4.1(to go)

      the truck ran into the ditch/over the cliff el camión cayó en la cuneta/se despeñó por el acantilado
      • the wagons run on tracks los vagones corren sobre rieles
      • the drawer runs very smoothly el cajón abre y cierra muy bien
      • she let the line run through her hands dejó que la cuerda se deslizara entre sus manos

    • 4.2

      the trains run every half hour hay trenes cada media hora
      • this service runs only on weekdays este servicio funciona solamente los fines de semana
      • A villager has criticised the rail service which runs trains to and from his rural community, claiming the transport needs of people living in the countryside are being ignored.
      • The RMT will ballot members at Silverlink trains, which runs services from London to the Midlands, and at Docklands Light Railway in London.
      • Among its other businesses, the company also runs high-speed ferries to East Coast destinations such as Cape Cod.
      • The company, which runs services through Manchester to Yorkshire and Liverpool, claimed 80 per cent of its services would still be running.
      • As well as coaches the company runs bus services under contract to Wiltshire and Gloucestershire county councils.
      • City Travel Club are running a coach to Tuesday's match at Plymouth.
      • First Group, which runs buses across the Bradford district, has signed a new deal with its workers to allay fears over pensions.
      • However he declined to comment on the other three bus services which are run by First Buses in Bradford.
      • But the decision to order staff to down tools has angered First Great Western, which runs services through Swindon to and from London Paddington and South Wales.
      • The Sunderland-based company, which runs trains in Wales, said its rail division boosted operating profits by 31 pc to 31.5 million in the year to December 31.
      • The firm is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Dutch state-owned NS train operator, which runs the majority of services in the Netherlands.
      • Swindon train operator First Great Western, which runs services from London to Wales and the west country, has announced fare rises for 2005.
      • It then planned to run trains via Sunderland, Hartlepool and Stockton.
      • First York will again be running free buses for fans attending the Knights' two friendlies next month.
      • First North Western, the company which runs services through the town, said on its website at 9am that three trains from Bolton had been cancelled and six had been delayed for almost an hour.
      • Anticipating falling passenger numbers, Thamesdown Transport now runs fewer buses to Old Town.
      • Stagecoach, which runs commuter services in the south of England and long-distance trains with Virgin, is undecided.
      • As well as the Manchester Airport services, it runs trains from Liverpool to Hull and Newcastle and Manchester Piccadilly to Cleethorpes.
      • The firm runs the buses for Virgin and First North Western, who have ordered extra coaches after complaints from passengers in Poynton and Hazel Grove.
      • His comments come after the train operator, which runs services mainly between Sheffield and London, has faced a barrage of criticism over poor performance.

    • 4.3

      to run aground encallar
      • the frigate ran back into port la fragata volvió a puerto
      • to run before the wind navegar con viento en popa

  • 5

    (to travel)
    our thoughts were running along / on the same lines nuestros pensamientos iban por el mismo camino
    • the news ran through the building la noticia corrió / se extendió por el edificio
    • a shiver ran down my spine un escalofrío me recorrió la espalda
    • his finger ran down the list recorrió la lista con el dedo
  • 6

    • 6.1(in space)

      the streets run parallel to each other las calles corren paralelas
      • the balcony runs the length of the building el balcón se extiende de un extremo al otro del edificio
      • the path runs across the field/around the lake el sendero atraviesa el campo/bordea el lago
      • the crack runs from top to bottom la grieta va de arriba abajo
      • the lane runs into the main street el callejón da / sale a la calle principal
      • this idea runs through the whole book esta idea se repite / está presente a lo largo del libro
      • the cable runs underground el cable va bajo tierra
      • Resident Nick Jansen, 59, says Swindon Council is failing to maintain the brook, which runs along the rear of the estate.
      • The last time I had been there, Church Street, which runs north and south, had been a broad and busy avenue.
      • Most of it is in the Serra de Tramuntana, the chain of mountains that runs across the north of the island.
      • I am looking down on an expressway that runs in front of the building where I live.
      • Water which drains from Council playing fields is said to accumulate in a gully which runs along the front of a dozen homes.
      • The road runs over a stretch of moorland and drops into a narrow valley.
      • These neighbouring terraced houses are on a residential row which runs parallel to Castle Street in the centre of Dalkey village.
      • You could run a power cable down here and then you would have heating, electricity - everything you could want.
      • Wires run from a connector on Mr Nagle's scalp to the electronic equipment.
      • A very faint path runs downhill beside the fence, below a single bar fence and onwards to the end of the plantation.
      • Here, the path runs beside the river, which often tempts children in for a paddle.
      • Mr Abbott said he would table a motion at the September council meeting opposing any route which would run across open countryside.
      • It includes the 1, 200m wall which runs around the whole central area of the estate.
      • On the second storey level there was a balcony with rusted railings running around the walls.
      • St James's Street runs uphill from Pall Mall and the Palace to Piccadilly.
      • The road from Alcachete to the stadium runs across the huge Vasco Da Gama bridge.
      • There was a lack of belays at the top of the climb, so I ran ropes down from the top of the pitch to provide attachment points.
      • Much of the route runs along the towpath adjacent to the Caledonian Canal.
      • Taxis will be diverted to Wigmore Street, which runs parallel to Oxford Street.
      • The other location was York Street, a grimy thoroughfare running between Argyle Street and the river.

    • 6.2(in time)

      the film runs for 95 minutes la película dura 95 minutos
      • the show will run for 10 weeks el espectáculo estará en cartel 10 semanas
      • to run and run
      • this one will run and run este va a ser el cuento de nunca acabar
      • the treaty has a year left to run al tratado le queda un año de validez
      • the contract runs for a year el contrato es válido por un año / vence al cabo de un año
      • she received two eight-year sentences to run concurrently/consecutively le impusieron dos condenas de ocho años cada una, que se cumplirán simultáneamente/sucesivamente

  • 7

    (of stories, sequences)
    decir
    how did that line run? ¿cómo decía / era esa línea?
    • I can't remember how the chorus runs no me acuerdo de qué dice el estribillo
    • the argument runs as follows el argumento es el siguiente
    • the sentence runs more smoothly if ... la frase queda / suena mejor si ...
    • The very first paragraph of my book The Truth about Writing runs as follows.
    • ‘The world comes to New York,’ ran a banner headline in the Daily News.
    • There's an old saying that runs along the lines of ‘no publicity is bad publicity’.
    • CD copying is not just illegal, runs the argument, but immoral.
    • ‘AIB hit by scandal over tax evasion’, ran the headline in the later editions of the Financial Times yesterday.
  • 8

    • 8.1

      (oil/water) (to flow) correr
      (drip) gotear
      drops of sweat ran down his face le corrían gotas de sudor por la cara
      • she let the sand run through her fingers dejó correr la arena por entre los dedos
      • the water ran hot/cold empezó a salir agua caliente/fría
      • the river runs through the town/into the sea el río pasa por la ciudad/desemboca en el mar
      • the tide is running out está bajando la marea
      • she left the water running dejó el caño abierto
      • my nose is running me gotea la nariz
      • his face was running with perspiration tenía la cara bañada en sudor
      • the streets ran with blood corrían ríos de sangre por las calles
      • Tin shanties litter the backyards of the more formal brick housing, rows of chemical toilets stand outside homes, and the untarred roads run with streams of filthy water.
      • Almost immediately upon getting home he began running the hot water into the tub.
      • And because it runs off so fast, there is no ground water to maintain river flow throughout the year.
      • He picked up a washcloth from the counter and ran cold water over it.
      • I was so upset that tears ran down my cold cheeks.
      • It is set in a valley, through which runs a river that skirts the Bay of Biscay.
      • I lay on the ground a long time, winded and feeling blood running down my face.
      • This is not like the tsunami, or normal floods, where the water runs back into the sea when it's done.
      • For some two hours, we drove on rutted gravel running with rainwater.
      • The streets literally ran with wine for three full days and nights.
      • A trickle of blood ran from his nose and he dabbed at it with a handkerchief.
      • When you stop stirring, the curds go to the bottom and liquid runs off.
      • She looked up and saw the bruises forming on his face and the blood running from his swollen lip.
      • Cold water ran from the faucet as he washed his face in an attempt to wake up.
      • Even our garden is getting wet and there is nowhere for the water to run.
      • I got up from the table and ran water into the saucepan to boil our morning eggs.
      • I could see blood running from a wound in his chest and it was clear that it was very difficult for him to speak.
      • Rainfall runs off to rivers far more quickly than in the past.
      • Mr Lazenby said farmland drainage schemes, supported by government grants, mean water runs off straight into the rivers.
      • During recent wet weather I noticed that water is running underneath the coal shed door and wetting our supplies of kindling.
      • Buffy stood and took her mug to the sink and ran water into it.
      • He collapsed onto the bed, his face running with sweat.
      • She was humming softly as she ran water from the tap and poured it into the coffee maker.
      • Sarah found herself screaming these last words, her cheeks running with tears.
      • She was sobbing and tears were running down her face.

    • 8.2(to pass)

      pasar
      the rope runs over this pulley la cuerda pasa por esta polea
      • In short, he has both the strength and skill to run any whitewater that's runnable.
      • The other trainees ran the rapid again and again; I pitched a tent and crawled into my sleeping bag.
      • Ten boats, each manned by two skilled operators with up to eight passengers, can be hired to run the rapids.

  • 9

    (to turn liquid)
    (icing/cheese/butter) derretirse
    (makeup/paint) correrse
    (color) desteñir
    (color) despintarse Mexico
    will this shirt run in the wash? ¿esta camisa se despintará al lavarla? Mexico
    • these colors will not run estos colores son inalterables / no destiñen
    • Her black mascara was running and she knew she looked horrible.
    • Check the garment's label for recommended wash temperature to prevent colors from fading and dyes from running.
    • I thought that I had prewashed out all the excess dye but it ran anyway.
    • Their dye never ran, which is what made all their products sought after.
    • In the heat and humidity, paper swelled, colors ran, and inks refused to align on the page.
    • Dry-cleaning also prevents the common problem of the dye bleeding and running.
  • 10

    • 10.1(to be, to stand)

      feelings are running high los ánimos están caldeados
      • inflation is running at 4% la tasa de inflación es del 4%
      • earnings are running behind inflation los sueldos no se están manteniendo al nivel de la inflación
      • it runs in the family es de familia
      • the true cause runs deeper la verdadera causa es más profunda
      • the problem runs deeper el problema tiene raíces más profundas

    • 10.2(to become + adj)

      to run to sth
      • The sentences ran concurrently, giving an effective 15 years in jail.
      • He was given two years for grievous bodily harm and 28 days for the drug offence, the sentences to run concurrently.
      • The sentences will run concurrently but three months were suspended.
      • The five sentences are to run concurrently, meaning Firth will serve three years in custody in total.
      • All the sentences will run concurrently, giving him a total of three months behind bars.
      • He was jailed for five years on each count of causing death by dangerous driving, the sentences to run concurrently.
      • Nearing the end of the day, sessions were running late as all three chefs had prepared demonstrations and there was little time to give them.
      • Judge David Boulton said the sentence would run concurrently with a term of prison Gregson was already serving.
      • She said a series of announcements were made informing passengers that the train was running late.
      • The sentences, which are to run concurrently, were suspended for two years.
      • Francis was jailed for nine years for the first attack and 15 for the second, the sentences to run concurrently.
      • I met that patient's needs and wants, and as a result my surgery ran late and other patients in the waiting room grumbled.
      • Crop development is also running ahead of schedule.
      • Her two prison sentences will run concurrently and she will likely be out of jail sometime in July 2003.

  • 11

    Politics
    (candidates) presentarse
    (candidates) postularse Latin America
    he is running for Governor again se va a volver a presentar como candidato a Gobernador
    • will you be running as a candidate in the elections? ¿se va a postular como candidato a las elecciones?
    • she'll be running against two other candidates se enfrentará a otros dos candidatos
    • he's running on an ecology ticket se presenta con una plataforma ecologista
    • I wish you would run for president, and I would vote for you and so would everybody else.
    • In 1996, he ran as a candidate in Western Canadian provincial and civic elections.
    • Tomorrow is the deadline for candidates who wish to declare their intention to run for Parliament.
    • In Sweden, political parties run on platforms that voters expect them to implement.
    • Although Humphreys bucked the Democratic Party's pro-gun control line, he otherwise ran on Democratic issues.
    • Like Angela Merkel, who is running against Germany's chancellor Gerhard Schröder, he is a conservative with a radical reforming streak.
    • Labour believes that if you're old enough to vote, you should be entitled to run for an elected office.
    • This support has been a major factor in my decision to decide to run for Mayor at the election.
    • We will run on the principal areas of concern to ordinary Australians, both in terms of the international agenda and the domestic agenda.
    • Burton, a civil rights lawyer in Los Angeles, ran as a candidate in Tuesday's election.
    • She got motivated to run for Congress when her ideas about education were ignored.
    • Thompson said she sticks out from the five candidates running to represent Nunavut because of her outspoken approach to politics.
    • Your party has always run on a strong law and order platform.
    • A Fianna Fáil member for over 20 years, she is now running for election to the Senate.
    • At 28, he decided to take his protests to Congress by running for election.
    • I would just say that we heard Bill Clinton make a similar promise the last time he ran for governor of Arkansas.
    • You have to be over 25 to vote for the senate and over 40 to run for it.
    • Jello ran for Mayor of San Francisco in 1979 but was defeated by a wide margin.
    • Collier ran unsuccessfully for the Upper House at the last election.
    • That was when Alberto Gonzales ran for election to the Texas Supreme Court.
  • 12

    • 12.1(to migrate)

      (salmon) emigrar
      • This means that when the fish are running (right now in May and June for instance) there is a heavy demand for guides.
      • This was on a nearby creek where, Jim said, the steelhead and salmon were running.
      • There are still fresh spring fish running, and the grilse are beginning to arrive in numbers, with a lot of small fish among them.
      • I have seen some very good salmon running under the road bridge on an evening tide.
      • You have to know when each species of fish will run and plan on being there at the right time.
      • Beats higher up the river are often more prolific this late in the season with fish running hard to the middle and upper stretches.
      • It was a sight which would gladden the heart of any angler-hundreds of brown trout running a small stream to spawn.

    • 12.2(to hunt)

      (wolves) cazar

  • 13

    (stockings) hacerse carreras en
    (stockings) correrse Latin America

transitive verb

  • 1

    (race/marathon) correr
    (race/marathon) tomar parte en
    she runs five miles every day corre cinco millas todos los días
    • to run errands hacer mandados
  • 2

    (to chase)
    to run sb close ir pisándole los talones a algn
    • the Green candidate ran them a close third el candidato de los verdes quedó en tercer lugar a muy poca distancia de ellos
    • they were run out of town los corrieron del pueblo
  • 3informal

    (person)
    (to drive, to transport)
    llevar
    I'll run you home/to the airport te llevo a casa/al aeropuerto
    • he ran the truck into the ditch se metió con el camión en la cuneta
    • to run a ship aground hacer encallar un barco

    en coche

  • 4

    (comb/fingers)
    (to move through)
    pasar
    run your fingers across the surface/the vacuum cleaner over the rug pasa la mano por la superficie/la aspiradora por la alfombra
    • he ran his fingers absent-mindedly through his beard se mesaba distraídamente la barba
    • she ran her finger down the list recorrió la lista con el dedo
    • run a comb through your hair pásate un peine (por el pelo)
  • 5

    (to enter in competition)
    (horse) presentar
    (candidate) presentar
    (candidate) postular Latin America
  • 6

    (to manage)
    (department/organization/business) dirigir
    (department/business/organization) llevar
    she runs her own publishing business dirige / lleva / tiene su propia editorial
    • a family-run business un negocio familiar
    • the state-run television network la cadena de televisión estatal / del Estado
    • the company runs a pension plan for its employees la empresa tiene un plan de pensión para los empleados
    • who's running this business? ¿aquí quién es el que manda?
    • we need someone to run the financial side of the business necesitamos alguien que se encargue / se ocupe del aspecto financiero del negocio
    • I can run my own life soy capaz de tomar mis propias decisiones
    • he ran 15 agents tenía a 15 agentes bajo su mando / a su cargo
  • 7

    (to conduct)
    (survey/tests) realizar
    (survey/tests) llevar a cabo
  • 8

    (to organize)
    (concerts/classes) organizar
    the paper ran a series of interviews with ... el periódico publicó una serie de entrevistas con ...
  • 9

    Transport
    (flight) tener
    we run regular buses to the airport tenemos un servicio regular de autobuses al aeropuerto
    • several companies run daily flights to Hong Kong varias compañías tienen vuelos diarios a Hong Kong
    • they run extra trains on Saturdays los sábados ponen más trenes
  • 10

    (to maintain, to have)
    tener
    she runs her own car ella tiene su propio coche
    • I can't afford to run a car no puedo mantener un coche
    • it's very cheap to run es muy económico
    • they run a permanent trade deficit with the EU tienen un déficit permanente en la balanza de pagos con la UE
  • 11

    (to operate)
    (engine) hacer funcionar
    Computing (program) pasar
    Computing (program) ejecutar
    it's not worth running the washing machine no vale la pena poner la lavadora
    • you can also run the hairdryer off batteries el secador también funciona con pilas
  • 12

    (to extend)
    (wire/cable) tender
  • 13

    (to pass)
    (hacer) pasar
  • 14

    (to cause to flow)
    run some hot water over it échale agua caliente
    • to run a bath preparar un baño
    • to run sth under the tap hacer correr agua sobre algo
  • 15

    (to smuggle)
    (guns) contrabandear
    (guns) pasar (de contrabando)
  • 16

    (to get past)
    (blockade) burlar
    to run a (red) light saltarse un semáforo (en rojo)

noun

  • 1

    (on foot)
    she goes for a short run every day todos los días sale a correr un poco / a hacer un poco de footing
    • he does everything at a run todo lo hace (deprisa y) corriendo / a la(s) carrera(s)
    • to break into a run echar a correr
    • on the run
    • I usually grab a cup of coffee on the run por lo general me tomo un café a la(s) carrera(s) / (deprisa y) corriendo
    • the children keep her on the run all day los niños la tienen todo el día en danza
    • after seven years on the run (from the law) después de estar siete años huyendo de la justicia
    • to have sb on the run tener dominado a algn
    • to give sb a (good) run for her/his money hacerle sudar tinta a algn
    • to have a good run for one's money
    • he was champion for six years, he had a good run for his money fue campeón durante seis años, no se puede quejar
    • she lived to 91, she had a good run for her money vivió hasta los 91, que no es moco de pavo
    • to have the run of sth tener libre acceso a algo
    • we were given the run of the house pusieron la casa a nuestra entera disposición
    • to make a run for it escaparse
  • 2

    (trip, outing)
    vuelta feminine
    paseo masculine
    let's go for a run in the car vamos a dar una vuelta en coche

    en coche

  • 3

    (journey)
    the outward run el trayecto / viaje de ida
    • the London to Edinburgh run is the most profitable la línea que va de Londres a Edimburgo es la más rentable
    • it's only a short/10-mile run está muy cerca/solo a 10 millas
    • it's no more than a day's run no hay más de un día de camino
  • 4

    Aviation
    misión feminine
  • 5

    (sequence)
    a run of good/bad luck una racha de buena/mala suerte
    • a run of coincidences una serie de coincidencias
  • 6

    (period of time)
    in the long run a la larga informal
    • in the short run a corto plazo
  • 7

    (tendency, direction)
    corriente feminine
    the run of opinion la corriente de opinión
    • out of the common run fuera de lo corriente / común
    • the run of the tide/current la dirección de la marea/corriente
    • in the normal run of events en el curso normal de los acontecimientos
  • 8

    (heavy demand)
    run on sth
    • there's been a run on these watches estos relojes han estado muy solicitados / han tenido mucha demanda
    • a run on sterling una fuerte presión sobre la libra
    • a run on the banks un pánico bancario
  • 9

    Cinema Theatre
    temporada feminine
    the London/Broadway run la temporada en Londres/Broadway
    • the longest run in theatrical history la más larga permanencia en cartel en la historia del teatro
  • 10

    Computing
    pasada feminine
  • 11

    Technology
    serie feminine
  • 12also print run

    Printing
    tirada feminine
    a run of 20,000 copies una tirada de 20.000 ejemplares
  • 13

    (track)
    pista feminine
  • 14

    (for animals)
    corral masculine
  • 15

    (in stocking, knitted garment)
    carrera feminine
  • 16

    Music
    carrerilla feminine
  • 17

    (in baseball, cricket)
    carrera feminine
  • 18the runs pl
    informal

    (diarrhea)
    diarrea feminine
    cagalera feminine vulgar slang
    (feminine plural) churrias Colombia informal
    to have the runs tener diarrea