Phrasal Verb: Run down

Phrasal Verb: Run down


Meaning: Hit a pedestrian with a vehicle

Example: The minicab RAN him DOWN on the zebra crossing.

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Phrasal Verb: Run down


Meaning: Lose energy or power

Example: You should only recharge the battery when it has fully RUN DOWN.

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Phrasal Verb: Run down


Meaning: Criticise, disparage

Example: They're always RUNNING me DOWN and I am sick and tired of it.

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Phrasal Verb: Run down


Meaning: Find the source or origin of something

Example: The police RAN DOWN all the leads they had and caught them.

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