run out on
phrasal desert

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • run out on — (someone) to leave or stop supporting someone who depends on you. Bob ran out on his wife and family …   New idioms dictionary

  • run out on — phrasal : to fail to support : leave in the lurch : desert his former allies ran out on him : forsake if the boy senses that his girl is running out on him he too is hurt Evelyn M. Duvall * * * run out on (informal) To abandon, desert …   Useful english dictionary

  • run out on — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms run out on : present tense I/you/we/they run out on he/she/it runs out on present participle running out on past tense ran out on past participle run out on run out on someone to suddenly leave your wife,… …   English dictionary

  • run out on — PHRASAL VERB If someone runs out on you, they go away and abandon you, leaving you with problems. [V P P n] You can t run out on my wife and me like that. Syn: abandon …   English dictionary

  • run out on — verb a) To leave a partner suddenly and without prior warning. b) No one could believe that John had run out on his wife and kids …   Wiktionary

  • run out on — {v. phr.} To leave someone in the lurch; abandon another. * /When Ted ran out on Delores, she got so angry that she sued him for divorce./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • run out on — {v. phr.} To leave someone in the lurch; abandon another. * /When Ted ran out on Delores, she got so angry that she sued him for divorce./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • run\ out\ on — v. phr. To leave someone in the lurch; abandon another. When Ted ran out on Delores, she got so angry that she sued him for divorce …   Словарь американских идиом

  • run out on — informal she ran out on her husband See abandon 1. 3) …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • Run out on — desert; abandon …   Dictionary of Australian slang

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