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Runs

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The tub runs—leaks, or lets out water. In this and all similar phrases the verb run means to “be in a running state.” Thus we have “the ulcer runs,” “the cup runs over,” “the rivers run blood,” “the field runs with blood.”

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Rump Parliament
Rumpelstilzchen [Rumple-stilts-skin]
Rumping Dozen
Run
Run Amuck
Run a Rig (To)
Run Riot (To)
Run Thin (To)
Run a Man Down (To)
Run of the House (The)
Runs
Runs may Read (He that)
Running
Running Footman
Running Leather
Running Thursday
Running Water
Running the Hood
Runcible Spoon (A)
Runes
Runic Rhymes