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    why "running in" can mean "sending in" as a metaphorical use of "running".?

    why "running in" can mean "sending in" as a metaphorical use of "running".?

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    Re: why "running in" can mean "sending in" as a metaphorical use of "running".?

    Quote Originally Posted by laurinha88 View Post
    why "running in" can mean "sending in" as a metaphorical use of "running".?
    I don't know that it does necessarily, it might depend on context.

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    Re: why "running in" can mean "sending in" as a metaphorical use of "running".?

    Please give us an example full sentence where you think it is used in this way.

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    Re: why "running in" can mean "sending in" as a metaphorical use of "running".?

    Why didn't you say you worked for Corleone, Tom? I thought you were just some cheap, two-bit hustler Johnny was RUNNING IN, trying to bluff me.

    here it is!!

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    Re: why "running in" can mean "sending in" as a metaphorical use of "running".?

    Quote Originally Posted by laurinha88 View Post
    Why didn't you say you worked for Corleone, Tom? I thought you were just some cheap, two-bit hustler Johnny was RUNNING IN, trying to bluff me.

    here it is!!
    This seems to me to be the third bite you are having at this cherry. Please don't start separate threads on what is basically the same question.

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