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come running

To come eagerly and enthusiastically, typically in response to some enticement. Without fail, if I bring in doughnuts to the office, everyone comes running. The kids don't exactly come running when it's time to do chores around the house.
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come ˈrunning

be pleased to do what somebody wants: He expects his wife to come running every time he wants something.
See also: come, running
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