Meaning: If you run over something or someone, you hit them or go over them while driving your car.Synonym: knock down
- be run over by sth/sb I was nearly run over by a truck today. If Dave hadn't pulled me back, I could have been killed.
- run over sth/sb Tanya was upset this morning because she ran over a cat on her way to work.
Rodney nearly ran over an old lady while he was