Would you be kind enough to tell me whether I’m right with the usage of the phrase “run to fat” in the following sentences.
Thank God I shall never run to fat.
She exclaimed happily that she would never run to fat.
run to fat = become fat; get fat; have a tendency to corpulence
Thank you for your efforts.
In India run to is used in its literal meaning as well as idiomatically (meaning; amount to, in the sense of "extend" but not “add” ) As: This bus runs to the city centre. (literal) The total will run to thousands of dollars. (Idiomatic)
The common expression for increasing or loosing fat are: To become/reduce fat, To add/loose fat