How to say run in German rʌn

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das Laufen

run(noun)

the act of running

He went for a run before breakfast.

rennen

run(verb)

(of a person or animal) to move quickly, faster than walking

He ran down the road.

der Abstecher

run(noun)

a trip or drive

We went for a run in the country.

fahren

run(verb)

to move smoothly

Trains run on rails.

die Strähne

run(noun)

a length of time (for which something continues)

He's had a run of bad luck.

laufen

run(verb)

(of water etc) to flow

Rivers run to the sea; The tap is running.

die Laufmasche

run(noun)

a ladder (in a stocking etc)

I've got a run in my tights.

laufen(lassen)

run(verb)

(of a machine etc) to work or operate

The engine is running; He ran the motor to see if it was working.

freie Benutzung

run(noun)

the free use (of a place)

He gave me the run of his house.

leiten

run(verb)

to organize or manage

He runs the business very efficiently.

der Lauf

run(noun)

in cricket, a batsman's act of running from one end of the wicket to the other, representing a single score

He scored/made 50 runs for his team.

laufen

run(verb)

to race

Is your horse running this afternoon?

der Auslauf

run(noun)

an enclosure or pen

a chicken-run.

verkehren

run(verb)

(of buses, trains etc) to travel regularly

The buses run every half hour; The train is running late.

laufen

run(verb)

to last or continue; to go on

The play ran for six weeks.

sich halten

run(verb)

to own and use, especially of cars

He runs a Rolls Royce.

zerlaufen

run(verb)

(of colour) to spread

When I washed my new dress the colour ran.

fahren

run(verb)

to drive (someone); to give (someone) a lift

He ran me to the station.

gleiten lassen

run(verb)

to move (something)

She ran her fingers through his hair; He ran his eyes over the letter.

werden

run(verb)

(in certain phrases) to be or become

The river ran dry; My blood ran cold (= I was afraid).


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