Run-around
Run-around Run"-a*round`, n. (Med.) A whitlow running around the finger nail, but not affecting the bone. [Colloq.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • run around — or[chase around] {v.}, {informal} To go to different places for company and pleasure; be friends. * /Tim hasn t been to a dance all year; with school work and his job, he hasn t time to run around./ * /Chuck and Jim chase around a lot together./… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • run around — or[chase around] {v.}, {informal} To go to different places for company and pleasure; be friends. * /Tim hasn t been to a dance all year; with school work and his job, he hasn t time to run around./ * /Chuck and Jim chase around a lot together./… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • run\ around — • run around • chase around v informal To go to different places for company and pleasure; be friends. Tim hasn t been to a dance all year; with school work and his job, he hasn t time to run around. Chuck and Jim chase around a lot together.… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Run around — can refer to: *Runaround, a science fiction short story by Isaac Asimov *Runaround (game show), a children s television game show originally devised by Heatter Quigley Productions in the USA in 1971 2 *Run around, a song written by Blues Traveler …   Wikipedia

  • run-around — [n] avoidance come off, delay, detour, difficulty, diversion, elusion, escape, escaping, eschewal, evasion, inertia, postponement, roundabout, shunning; concepts 30,121 Ant. challenge, facing, meeting …   New thesaurus

  • run around — verb play boisterously (Freq. 3) The children frolicked in the garden the gamboling lambs in the meadows The toddlers romped in the playroom • Syn: ↑frolic, ↑lark, ↑rollick, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Run-Around — Infobox Single Name = Run Around Artist = Blues Traveler from Album = four B side = Trust In Trust Regarding Steven The Poignant and Epic Saga of Featherhead and Lucky Lack Escaping Released = February 28, 1995 Format = CD Recorded = Spring 1994… …   Wikipedia

  • run around — phrasal verb run around or run round [intransitive] Word forms run around : present tense I/you/we/they run around he/she/it runs around present participle running around past tense ran around past participle run around to be very busy doing a… …   English dictionary

  • run around — v. (D; intr.) to run around with (he run arounds around with a fast crowd) * * * [ rʌnə raʊnd] (D; intr.) to run around with (he run arounds around with a fast crowd) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • run around — UK US run around Phrasal Verb with run({{}}/rʌn/ verb (running, ran, run) ► to be very busy doing a lot of different things: »I ve been running around all morning trying to get things ready for the conference …   Financial and business terms

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