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Some phrasal verbs with RUN

run rampant = behave with no control/discipline

Jean’s kids run rampant whenever they come over. The have no manners.”

run scared = escape a situation you don’t want to be in / panic about something

“I bet Ted is running scared after his manager warned him about his poor performance.”

run short (of) = not have enough

“I’m going to run short of euros today. I should have exchanged more money.”

run into a stone wall = experience a large problem

“We ran into a stone wall when asking the bank for a loan. We were told we have a poor credit rating and cannot get any money.”

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