2 thoughts on “645 meanings of the verb run

  1. It's just one more example of how complex, creative, and endlessly interesting our language is. I'd like to look at the definitions. I bet the great majority of them are easily understood in context by the average English speaker, which is evidence of how linguistically intuitive the human brain is.

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  2. I agree Brian. They are probably understood in context "by the average English speaker." That's why I see them as representative of challenges the average English teacher faces.

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