Would you be kind enough verify the remaking of the following six sentences, using different collocations with the verb “run” instead of the italicized words and phrases?
1.1. He always seeks the society of his elders.
1.2. He always runs after his elders.
Not quite the same - "run after" generally has the meaning of trying to get the attention of someone.
2.1. Our conversation dealt with our immediate needs.
2.2. Our conversation ran on our immediate needs.
Not quite the same. "Dealt with" = concerned - implies that something was discussed and concluded; "Ran on" = continually was about - it implies a discussion that is continuous
3.1. We must rehearse our parts, to be on the safe side.
3.2. We must run over our parts, to be on the safe side.
4.1. Let’s hoist the camp flag, first of all.
4.2. Let’s run up the camp flag, first of all.
5.1. She talked so rapidly and incessantly that nobody could utter a word.
5.2. She ran on so much that nobody could utter a word.
"...nobody could get a word in"
6.1. The water is leaking out of the old tank.
6.2. The water is running out of the old tank.
Leaking implies the water is slowly escaping from the tank; running out implies the water is gushing out of the tank
Thank you for your efforts.
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