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  1. run aroundverb

    Synonyms:
    run about

  2. run aroundverb

    To be very busy doing many different things.

    I don't want to run around all week getting everything ready for the holidays.

    Synonyms:
    run about

  3. run aroundverb

    to move from one end of the consist to the other, so as to pull the train in the opposite direction.

    Synonyms:
    run about

Princeton's WordNet

  1. frolic, lark, rollick, skylark, disport, sport, cavort, gambol, frisk, romp, run around, lark aboutverb

    play boisterously

    "The children frolicked in the garden"; "the gamboling lambs in the meadows"; "The toddlers romped in the playroom"

    Synonyms:
    boast, sport, lark, frolic, romp, amuse, lark about, divert, rollick, disport, cavort, frisk, gambol, feature, skylark

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How to use run around in a sentence?

  1. John Koenig:

    As a kid you run around so fast, the world around you seems to stand still. A summer vacation can stretch on for an eternity. With each birthday we circle back and cross the same point around the sun. We wish each other 'many happy returns.' But soon you feel the circle begin to tighten, and you realize it’s a spiral, and you’re already halfway through...

  2. Don McCullin:

    The press had had pretty free rein in the Vietnam War ... to run around where we want, go anywhere, see anything, but once the war was over, (there was a) feeling that it was the media that helped to lose (America) the war. We didn't.

  3. Larry Kudlow:

    Well, we will stand ready to re-purpose if states put in a little bit more is all it amounts to, right now, that number's going to run around $ 700. I think they'll get to $ 800. Some states can get above $ 800 with our federal help.

  4. Julia Staron:

    Next week, we are also planning to paint the problem area around 'Zur Ritze' (nightclub) and put up the signs. But owners obviously have to approach us because we can't just run around painting someone else's building.

  5. Peter Shane:

    Congress's vote, even if vetoed, would solidify any court's understanding that the so-called emergency is really part of an end-run around a legislative branch that is unconvinced an emergency exists, that refused to fund the wall, and that is constitutionally in charge of federal spending.


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