run from (someone or something)

run from (someone or something)

1. To try to escape from someone or something by running. I ran from the bear as fast as I could. The thief ran from the police officer and escaped down a side alley.
2. To shirk or avoid something. You can't hope to be a successful manager if you're constantly running from confrontation. She's been running from her responsibilities ever since she left college.
See also: run

run from someone or something

to flee someone or something, usually on foot. She ran from the mugger who had accosted her. Mary ran from the dog and jumped over a fence to safety.
See also: run