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run with someone or something

to stay in the company of someone or some group. Fred was out running with Larry when they met Vernon. Let's go out and run with the other guys this morning.
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run with something

1. Lit. to run, showing a particular characteristic. Sally runs with speed and grace. Fred runs with tremendous speed.
2. Fig. to take over something and handle it aggressively and independently. I know that Alice can handle the job. She will take it on and run with it. I hope she runs with this next project.
See also: run

run with

1. Also, run around with. Socialize with; see run around, def. 2.
2. Take as one's own, adopt; also, carry out enthusiastically. For example, He wanted to run with the idea and go public immediately.
3. run with the hare, hunt with the hounds. Support two opposing sides at the same time, as in He wants to increase the magazine's circulation along with its price-that's trying to run with the hare and hunt with the hounds . This expression, alluding to being both hunter and hunted at the same time, dates from the 1400s and was already a proverb in John Heywood's 1546 collection.
See also: run

run with

1. To accompany and participate in the activities of someone or something: Those teenagers run with a wild crowd.
2. To float or sail in the same direction as something:The sailboat ran with the wind all the way to the beach. On the trip back, we can run with the current, and we won't have to paddle the canoe.
3. To adopt something or take something as one's own and then proceed with it: I took their idea for a novel and ran with it.
See also: run
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Marlon Goode scored on a 5-yard run with 7:02 in the first half to give Poly, which scored in all of its first-half possessions, a 6-0 lead.
Sophomore running back Austin Scott led Harvard-Westlake (5-5, 2-1) with 87 yards on 20 carries, including a 2-yard scoring run with 8:35 left in the third quarter.
Wickliffe stroked a two-run single in and Ryan Hamilton drove in a run with a single.
Holguin greeted him with a solo home run with one out in the second.
Hoover (1-9, 0-5) kept theB game close until the fourth quarter when Burpee scored on a 22-yard run with 7:36 remaining.
When training alone,'' O'Brien continued, ``you don't get caught up in the competitive thing that goes on when you run with a club or with other people.
Village Christian 28, Flintridge Prep 21: David Romberger scored on a 1-yard touchdown run with 33 seconds left in the game to cap a furious rally as the Crusaders won a non-league game at Kennedy High School.
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Richardson's 75-yard run with 4:54 remaining in the game, proved to be the difference.