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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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"They were using the ball better, they were coming running at us at angles and we weren't coping with it that well.
And with constant headlines of Jose Mourinho's rumoured second coming running without denial, Benitez has kept incredible grace.
"I didn't mean it to cause the lads coming running in - I didn't really want that - it was just me and him.
"With defenders you are always having players coming running at you.