run a temperature(redirected from runs temperatures)
Like this video? Subscribe to our free daily email and get a new idiom video every day!
run a temperature
To have an abnormally high body temperature (a fever), which is indicative of or caused by illness. Dan: "How's Pete feeling?" Marshall: "Well, he ran a temperature last night, but he seemed a lot better this morning after some rest. I think I've started running a temperature. Maybe I should go lie down.