You're listening to Joanna
You're listening to Joanna
She has an American accent.
NGSL Rank: 191
- move at a speed faster than a walk, never having both or all the feet on the ground at the same time.E.g. the dog ran across the road
- pass or cause to pass quickly in a particular direction.E.g. the rumour ran through the pack of photographers
- (with reference to a liquid) flow or cause to flow.E.g. a small river runs into the sea at one side of the castle
- extend or cause to extend in a particular direction.E.g. cobbled streets run down to a tiny harbour
- (of a bus, train, ferry, or other form of transport) make a regular journey on a particular route.E.g. buses run into town every half hour
- be in charge of; manage.E.g. Andrea runs her own catering business
- be in or cause to be in operation; function or cause to function.E.g. the car runs on unleaded fuel
- continue or be valid or operative for a particular period of time.E.g. the course ran for two days
- stand as a candidate in an election.
- publish or be published in a newspaper or magazine.E.g. the tabloid press ran the story
- bring (goods) into a country illegally and secretly; smuggle.E.g. they run drugs for the cocaine cartels
- cost (someone) (a specified amount).E.g. a new photocopier will run us about $1,300
- (of a stocking or pair of tights) develop a ladder.
- provide.E.g. the wait-and-see game continues until the government runs some ready cash
- an act or spell of running.E.g. I usually go for a run in the morning
- a journey accomplished or route taken by a vehicle, aircraft, or boat, especially on a regular basis.E.g. the London–Liverpool run
- an opportunity or attempt to achieve something.E.g. their absence means the Russians will have a clear run at the title
- a continuous spell of a particular situation or condition.E.g. he's had a run of bad luck
- a widespread and sudden demand for (a commodity) or a widespread trading in (a currency).E.g. there's been a big run on nostalgia toys this year
- the average or usual type of person or thing.E.g. the new trooper stood out from the general run of eager youth crowding to enlist
- a sloping snow-covered course or track used for skiing, bobsleighing, or tobogganing.E.g. a ski run
- an enclosed area in which domestic animals or birds may run freely in the open.E.g. an excellent and safe guinea pig run
- free and unrestricted use of or access to.E.g. her cats were given the run of the house
- a unit of scoring achieved by hitting the ball so that both batsmen are able to run between the wickets, or awarded in some other circumstances.
- a vertical line of unravelled stitches in stockings or tights; a ladder.E.g. she had a run in her nylons
- a downward trickle of paint or a similar substance when applied too thickly.E.g. varnish should be applied with care to avoid runs and an uneven surface
- the after part of a ship's bottom where it rises and narrows towards the stern.
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