Phrasal Verbs

run out on

This page is about the phrasal verb run out on


to suddenly leave the person you're in a relationship with


walk out on, leave

For example

  • run out on sb After running out on her husband, Heather went to live in Bali with a younger man.

  • run out on sb Just before my mother gave birth to my little sister, my father ran out on us.

Quick Quiz

Peter says he ran out on his wife and kids because he

a. wasn't happy

b. needed more exercise

c. wanted to spend more time with them

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