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    Run on energy

    Hello everyone,

    I'd like to ask about the meaning of "run on" in the following sentence:

    "We all run on energy, and itís our most precious asset"

    Do I understand correctly that "run on energy" means "energy is necessary for us, we use energy, energy is fuel for us like petrol is fuel for cars"?

    Thank you.

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    Re: Run on energy

    Yes. Cars run on gas. Phones run on batteries.

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    Re: Run on energy

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    Yes. Cars run on gas. Phones run on batteries.
    Thank you, SoothingDave.

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