run on (1)
Meaning: to use a particular type of fuel or a particular power source
- run on sth Why did it take so long for the big car companies to develop and market cars that run on electricity instead of fossil fuels?
- run on sth My new mobile phone runs on a battery that lasts for a month before it needs recharging.
Nouns often used as objects with run on (1): oil, petrol, gasoline, gas, electricity, battery, solar power, nuclear power
Because of global warming, it's very important that we try to stop using cars and other vehicles that run on
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Contributor: Matt Errey