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    Can 'run' be used for a duck moving away quickly?

    A duck waddles.

    Can I use 'run' for a duck when it moves away quickly.

    For example, "The duck ran quickly on seeing a cat approaching."

    Thanks.

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    Re: Can 'run' be used for a duck moving away quickly?

    He hauled tail feather!
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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