run away with
phrasal 1. to take away in haste or secretly; especially steal 2. to outshine the others in (as a theatrical performance) 3. to carry or drive beyond prudent or reasonable limits <
your imagination ran away with you
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • run away with — index jostle (pickpocket), kidnap Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • run away with — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms run away with : present tense I/you/we/they run away with he/she/it runs away with present participle running away with past tense ran away with past participle run away with 1) run away with someone to… …   English dictionary

  • run away with — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you let your imagination or your emotions run away with you, you fail to control them and cannot think sensibly. [V P P pron] You re letting your imagination run away with you... [V P P pron] Radford sometimes allows his… …   English dictionary

  • run away with — {v.} 1a. To take quickly and secretly, especially without permission; steal. * /A thief ran away with Grandma s silver teapot./ Syn.: MAKE OFF. 1b. To go away with; elope. * /Mary said that if her parents wouldn t let her marry Phil, she would… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • run away with — {v.} 1a. To take quickly and secretly, especially without permission; steal. * /A thief ran away with Grandma s silver teapot./ Syn.: MAKE OFF. 1b. To go away with; elope. * /Mary said that if her parents wouldn t let her marry Phil, she would… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • run\ away\ with — v 1a. To take quickly and secretly, especially without permission; steal. A thief ran away with Grandma s silver teapot. Syn.: make off 1b. To go away with; elope. Mary said that if her parents wouldn t let her marry Phil, she would run away with …   Словарь американских идиом

  • run away with — phrasal 1. : to take away in haste or secretly; often : steal 2. : to take in a hauling part (as of a fall, tackle, or brace) by holding fast to it and running along the deck 3. : to become conspicuous in or outshine the others in (a theatrical… …   Useful english dictionary

  • run away with — verb a) To leave secretly with another person. Usually with the intention of getting married or of living together against the wishes of the family. Dont run away with the idea that this money will solve all your problems. b) To be misled by… …   Wiktionary

  • run away with — 1) take quickly and secretly especially without permission or by stealing Someone ran away with the dictionary so now we don t have one. 2) take hold of Their imagination ran away with them when they went to the circus. They decided that they… …   Idioms and examples

  • run away with — 1》 escape the control of: Susan s imagination was running away with her. 2》 win (a competition or prize) easily. → run …   English new terms dictionary

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