In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(run ahead)seguir corriendoyou run on, I'll catch you up — tú ve delante, que ya te alcanzaré
- she ran on ahead to get the tickets — fue corriendo delante para sacar las entradas
1.2(continue, last)the game ran on into overtime / extra time — el partido tuvo prórroga / tiempo suplementario
- the meeting ran on till nine o'clock — la reunión siguió / se alargó hasta las nueve
1.3(extend)(road/path) extenderse(path/road) prolongarse
1.4(follow without a break, in proofreading)each track runs on from the one before — los temas van uno detrás del otro, sin interrupción
- (in proofreading) run on — unir líneas
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