on the run

on the run 1) escaping from arrest. 2) while running or moving.
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  • The run — Run Run, n. 1. The act of running; as, a long run; a good run; a quick run; to go on the run. [1913 Webster] 2. A small stream; a brook; a creek. [1913 Webster] 3. That which runs or flows in the course of a certain operation, or during a certain …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The run of the mill — Run Run, n. 1. The act of running; as, a long run; a good run; a quick run; to go on the run. [1913 Webster] 2. A small stream; a brook; a creek. [1913 Webster] 3. That which runs or flows in the course of a certain operation, or during a certain …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The Run Home — The drivetime slot The Run Home is hosted by Francis Leach and David Schwarz. The theme music used is Coming Home by Alex Lloyd.Regular guests include journalist Mark Robinson, Gossip contributor Sergio Paradise, umpire Derek Humphrey Smith as… …   Wikipedia

  • On the Run — may refer to: On the run , a phrase often used to describe a fugitive, a person fleeing custody Contents 1 Music 2 Literature 3 …   Wikipedia

  • By the run — By By (b[imac]), prep. [OE. bi, AS. b[=i], big, near to, by, of, from, after, according to; akin to OS. & OFries. bi, be, D. bij, OHG. b[=i], G. bei, Goth. bi, and perh. Gr. amfi . E. prefix be is orig. the same word. [root]203. See pref. {Be }.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • on the run — phrasal 1. in haste ; without pausing < ate lunch on the run > 2. in retreat ; in flight (as from the law) < an escaped convict on the run > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • To let go by the run — Run Run, n. 1. The act of running; as, a long run; a good run; a quick run; to go on the run. [1913 Webster] 2. A small stream; a brook; a creek. [1913 Webster] 3. That which runs or flows in the course of a certain operation, or during a certain …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Against the run of play — The term against the run of play is used in football (soccer) to describe an event or action against the flow of the game. For example, if team A is having all of the possession, all of the chances and are dictating the game, yet team B have one… …   Wikipedia

  • Band on the Run — For the title song from the album, see Band on the Run (song). Band on the Run Studio album by Paul McCartney & …   Wikipedia

  • Band on the Run — Студийный альбом Пола Маккартни …   Википедия

  • On the Run (convenience store) — An Esso branded service station, with On the Run convenience store, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. This location, owned by Imperial Oil, includes a Tim Hortons drive thru and an RBC bank machine. On the Run is a flagship convenience store brand… …   Wikipedia

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