run onto (something)

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run onto (something)

To drive (a car or boat) onto something or some surface. A noun or pronoun can be used between "run" and "onto" to specify what is being driven. The captain misjudged the depth of the water and ended up running onto the reef. He lost control of the car and ran it right onto the frozen lake.
See also: run
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

run something onto something

to drive or guide something onto the surface of something. He ran the car onto the grass and washed it. Please run your bicycle onto the porch and I will try to fix it for you.
See also: run
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Hundreds of Boro fans ran onto the pitch at full-time on Saturday night, despite repeated requests from the club during the game and in the build-up for supporters to stay in the stands.
It had a negative effect on West Ham, Burnley's Sean Dyche admitted as much after the game - his team won 3-0 but hadn't really been in the game before the first fan ran onto the pitch.
One fan that ran onto the pitch was promptly shoved down by West Ham captain Mark Noble. Another fan took a corner flag and sought to plant it in the center of the pitch.
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