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  • Oh, yeah, sure.

  • You can use my computer.

  • Just please make sure it doesn't run too long.

  • That will drain the battery.

  • Hey, listen, I've gotta run by.

  • This is everyday grammar.

  • I'm Alice Bryant.

  • The verb run has more uses in English than any other word.

  • The good news is that its meanings are often guess a ble On a recent program I told you about two uses of run as a verb today, I'll tell you about two more.

  • Listen again to something I said a moment ago and see if you can guess what I meant.

  • Just please make sure it doesn't run too long.

  • This use of run relates to mechanical or electrical objects and equipment and means to function or operate.

  • When the power for a piece of equipment is on, it is running.

  • And here's the other thing I said, Hey, listen, I've gotta run by here.

  • I used run to tell someone I had to leave or go quickly.

  • We can use this meaning by phone or in person, but we often use it with people we know.

  • Look and listen for the verb run wherever English is being used.

  • Then ask yourself if you can guess the meaning by the way it is used, and that's everyday grammar.

Oh, yeah, sure.

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Everyday Grammar: Qualities: The Verb Run, Part 2

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/10/23
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