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What does "on the run" mean?

Vocabulary Word: on the run

1. Definition (expr.) trying to escape, trying not to be caught by someone or something

Examples There are lots of criminals that are on the run from the cops. Someday the cops will catch them though.

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2. Definition (expr.) in a hurry; rushing; on the go

Examples I’d love to stop and chat, but I’m on the run!

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Iran, Islamic Republic Of

I love to stay here but  I am on the run.

11:13 AM Sep 22 2013 |

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