run out on
phrasal desert

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • 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 low on — phrasal to approach running out of < running low on options > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Run out — For the term run out, used in equestrian sport, see refusal Run out is a method of dismissal in the sport of cricket. It is governed by Law 38 of the Laws of cricket.The rulesA batsman is out Run out if at any time while the ball is in play no… …   Wikipedia

  • Run out — Lexique du cricket Le cricket est un sport qui dispose d un lexique complexe : les termes techniques et expressions qu on y emploie de manière spécifique sont nombreux[1]. Sommaire : Haut A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q …   Wikipédia en Français

  • run out — {v.} 1a. To come to an end; be used up. * /Jerry almost got across the brook on the slippery stones but his luck ran out and he slipped and fell./ * /We d better do our Christmas shopping; time is running out./ Syn.: GIVE OUT(5). 1b. To use all… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • run out — {v.} 1a. To come to an end; be used up. * /Jerry almost got across the brook on the slippery stones but his luck ran out and he slipped and fell./ * /We d better do our Christmas shopping; time is running out./ Syn.: GIVE OUT(5). 1b. To use all… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • To run out — 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 mad on — 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

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