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Synonyms for run for

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  1. run, run for(verb)

    extend or continue for a certain period of time

    "The film runs 5 hours"

    course, operate, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, run away, move, turn tail, range, run, guide, function, lead, lam, flow, melt down, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, consort, execute, feed, bleed, carry, scarper, go, unravel, lean, play, die hard, race, pass, black market, persist, incline, draw, hightail it, be given, prevail, campaign, tend, escape, ladder, ply, melt

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How to use run for in a sentence?

  1. Hillary Clinton:

    You don't have to run for office.

  2. Neal Milner:

    If you decide to run for the presidency and spend all this time out there, it seems something else other than auditioning for Fox News is in your head.

  3. Romney McDaniel:

    One candidate I was just talking with, she said to me,' I've never run for something -- I didn't know I was gon na win.' And there is a risk component, especially as you get further up in running for Senate or governor. And you're giving years of your life to something, and you don't know if you're gon na come out with a victory.

  4. Businessman Donald Trump:

    Ted has a lot of problems – number one Canada. He could run for the Prime Minister of Canada and I wouldn’t even complain because he was born in Canada, it’s a serious thing.

  5. Racquel Bailey:

    She gives Racquel Bailey a run for Racquel Bailey money and she doesn't play at all.

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