rush on

(redirected from a run on a large demand for)

a rush on (something)

A large, sudden, and widespread demand for something. I'm sorry, we had a rush on the chocolate cheesecake this afternoon, so I'm afraid we're out. There's always a rush on bed linens when the college students move back into town for a new semester.
See also: on, rush
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rush on something

 and run on something
a large demand for something. There was a rush on bottled water during the drought. During the hot summer, there was a run on air conditioners.
See also: on, rush
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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