What is run away?

  • (verb): Escape from the control of.
    Example: "Industry is running away with us all"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on runs, run, run away:

Aberdour - Festival
... The yearly festival runs from the last week in July for a week, running into early August ... Eddi Reader and The Fence Collective's Three Craws The Donkey brae run is held on the first Sunday of the festival and is popular nationwide, with a 7-mile race, 2-mile run ...
Jack Buck
... BAY!)" Kirk Gibson's dramatic game-winning pinch-hit home run in Game 1 of the 1988 World Series ("This is gonna be a home run! I don't believe what I just saw ... I just saw!"), Ozzie Smith's walk-off home run in Game 5 of the 1985 National League Championship Series ("Go crazy, folks! Go crazy!"), Jack Clark's three-run home run two days later in Game 6 ("Adios! Goodbye ...
Kenilworth - Sports - Two Castles Run
... The Two Castles Run began in 1983 as a fun run between Warwick Castle and Kenilworth Castle ... Since then it has grown into an English Athletics licensed run that attracted 3,000 entrants in 2010 ...
Platform Game - Sub-genres - Run and Gun Platformers
... See also Run and gun The run and gun platformer genre was popularized by Konami's classic Contra ... Side-scrolling run and gun games are an attempt to marry platform games with shoot 'em ups, characterized by a minimal focus on precise platform jumping and a major emphasis on ... Run and guns are generally very pure and, while they sometimes have vehicular sequences or other changes in style, they stay focused on shooting throughout ...
Alvar Larsson - Theories - Run Away
... Initially the main theory was that thirteen-year old Alvar had run away ... However, it is hard to explain why Alvar would not have dressed up more with heavier shoes, eaten breakfast, brought his money and/or used his bicycle if he had planned to leave ...

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Famous quotes containing the words run away and/or run:

    The sun, that brave man,
    Comes through boughs that lie in wait,
    That brave man.
    Green and gloomy eyes
    In dark forms of the grass
    Run away.
    Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)

    Hobbies are apt to run away with us, you know; it doesn’t do to be run away with. We must keep the reins.
    George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)

    This day I breath├Ęd first—time is come round,
    And where I did begin, there shall I end.
    My life is run his compass.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    The only happy talkers are dandies who extract pleasure from the very perishability of their material and who would not be able to tolerate the isolation of all other forms of composition; for most good talkers, when they have run down, are miserable; they know that they have betrayed themselves, that they have taken material which should have a life of its own, to dispense it in noises upon the air.
    Cyril Connolly (1903–1974)