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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  • 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

  • To run away with — Run Run, v. i. [imp. {Ran}or {Run}; p. p. {Run}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Running}.] [OE. rinnen, rennen (imp. ran, p. p. runnen, ronnen). AS. rinnan to flow (imp. ran, p. p. gerunnen), and iernan, irnan, to run (imp. orn, arn, earn, p. p. urnen); akin… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Away with — Away A*way , adv. [AS. aweg, anweg, onweg; on on + weg way.] 1. From a place; hence. [1913 Webster] The sound is going away. Shak. [1913 Webster] Have me away, for I am sore wounded. 2 Chron. xxxv. 23. [1913 Webster] 2. Absent; gone; at a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Away with — Away A*way , adv. [AS. aweg, anweg, onweg; on on + weg way.] 1. From a place; hence. [1913 Webster] The sound is going away. Shak. [1913 Webster] Have me away, for I am sore wounded. 2 Chron. xxxv. 23. [1913 Webster] 2. Absent; gone; at a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Run-Away — Infobox Single Name = Run Away Artist = Super Furry Animals from Album = Hey Venus! Released = 29 October 2007 Format = Digipack CD, 7 picture disc, download Recorded = Miraval Studios, France Genre = Indie rock Length = 2:53 Label = Rough Trade… …   Wikipedia

  • Run Away (Live song) — Infobox Single Name = Run Away Caption = Artist = Live from Album = Birds of Pray B side = Released = 2004 Format = CD Recorded = Genre = Alternative rock Country rock Pop Length = 3:53 (Album Version) 3:28 (Version with Shelby Lynne) Label =… …   Wikipedia

  • To run away — Run Run, v. i. [imp. {Ran}or {Run}; p. p. {Run}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Running}.] [OE. rinnen, rennen (imp. ran, p. p. runnen, ronnen). AS. rinnan to flow (imp. ran, p. p. gerunnen), and iernan, irnan, to run (imp. orn, arn, earn, p. p. urnen); akin… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To run in with — Run Run, v. i. [imp. {Ran}or {Run}; p. p. {Run}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Running}.] [OE. rinnen, rennen (imp. ran, p. p. runnen, ronnen). AS. rinnan to flow (imp. ran, p. p. gerunnen), and iernan, irnan, to run (imp. orn, arn, earn, p. p. urnen); akin… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To make away with — Away A*way , adv. [AS. aweg, anweg, onweg; on on + weg way.] 1. From a place; hence. [1913 Webster] The sound is going away. Shak. [1913 Webster] Have me away, for I am sore wounded. 2 Chron. xxxv. 23. [1913 Webster] 2. Absent; gone; at a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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