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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.
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Despite their plans, word gets out too fast, and the world comes running, invading and overwhelming South Florida--along with serious danger.
"If I have a problem in my delivery suite I pull a cord and everyone comes running but there they are a lone midwife.
And then the driver comes running across the road with a baby in his arms.
Now I am not quite sure how he does it, but when this little bird comes tapping at my bedroom window in the morning my cat can somehow, from downstairs, manage to hear him and comes running up the stairs, launches himself onto my bed from the door and puts his head under the curtains to catch a glimpse of his feathered friend.
Then comes running up to the roof or just wandering out on the streets for a while and feeling refreshed.
For one, Rouyu have proven that it is possible to make foldable phones, and that any manufacturer without the power that the bigger brands have will be able to do it.It comes running on WaterOS, a custom OS based on Android 9, which means it will have Android app support.
"Some young kid comes running up to him and says, 'Man Like Mobeen can you help me?
She comes running to us and I see she has something blue on her.
"In the morning, the voting was not over, the debate was also not over.One member comes running to me saying- Utho Utho Utho..What is his hurry to come to power?
From cradle to reality, we built our own backbone, got a job, moved out of home, and started a family of our own, but a part of us comes running back to our mother's loving arms whenever the weight gets a little too heavy to bear or for when we simply want to celebrate our little milestones in life.
"I'm always the person who comes running to everyone in the neighbourhood if there is something interesting to see in nature," she said.
Craig Gordon, not thinking he can ever get there, is on his line to take the goal kick, makes the pass and Don comes running through the box.
"Craig Gordon is on his line to take the goal kick, makes the pass out wide and Don comes running through his box.
While the other Asus Z012D comes running on Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 SoC, which is a 1.7GHz hexa-core CPU with 3GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, and Android 6.0 on board.