Phrasal Verbs

run down (1)

This page is about the phrasal verb run down (1)


to hit somebody with a vehicle such as car or a truck


run over, knock down

For example

  • run down An old man was crossing the road when he was run down by a guy on a motorbike.

  • run sb down When the drug dealer realised the buyer was really a cop, he jumped back into his car and tried to run him down.

Quick Quiz

Mandy was walking to work this morning when she was nearly run down by

a. a rain storm

b. a baby carriage

c. a speeding bus

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