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German translation of 'runner'

Word Frequency


[ˈrʌnəʳ ]
(athlete) Läufer m (Läuferin) f
(messenger) Bote mBotin f
(on sledge, skate) Kufe f
(for curtain) Vorhangröllchen nt
(for drawer, machine part) Laufschiene f
to do a runner (British) (informal) die Fliege machen (sl)

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Example Sentences Including 'runner'

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It is a marathon running term for the point in the race when a runner meets an almost insurmountable physical barrier.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
There was a little bit of owner pressure just to have a runner on Derby day.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
This is one shoe which will appeal to both serious athletes and casual runners.
The Sun (2012)
Fastest runner in the company.
Iain Gale Man of Honour (2007)
At Windsor there were 38 runners for six races.
The Sun (2013)
But we did have four runners that day and they all ran poorly.
The Sun (2015)
Let's all pray for a great race with 40 runners.
The Sun (2013)
The collection includes two rugs and two runners C& first for the company).
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
We use it as a table runner and tie strips into bows for the tree.
Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Equally, it could have been the film company runner he might have inadvertently upset by being too terse.
The Sun (2011)
In races containing few runners with real chances, this is a more potent loophole than it may first appear.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
It was a cracking day with 30 runners of all descriptions tackling 23 fences.
The Sun (2008)
Do you not know that in a race all the runners run but only one gets the prize?
Christianity Today (2000)
The strawberry runners should be planted out by mid August and this means that they could follow a row of early potatoes.
Kitto, Dick Planning the Organic Vegetable Garden (1986)

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'runner' in Other Languages

British English: runner /ˈrʌnə/ NOUN
A runner is a person who runs, especially for sport or pleasure.
...a marathon runner.
  • American English: runner
  • Arabic: عَدَّاء
  • Brazilian Portuguese: corredor
  • Chinese: 奔跑者
  • Croatian: trkač
  • Czech: běžec
  • Danish: løber
  • Dutch: hardloper
  • European Spanish: corredor
  • Finnish: juoksija
  • French: coureur
  • German: Läufer
  • Greek: δρομέας
  • Italian: corridore
  • Japanese: ランナー
  • Korean: 경주자
  • Norwegian: løper
  • Polish: biegacz
  • European Portuguese: corredor
  • Romanian: alergător
  • Russian: бегун
  • Latin American Spanish: corredor atleta
  • Swedish: löpare
  • Thai: นักวิ่ง
  • Turkish: koşucu
  • Ukrainian: бігун
  • Vietnamese: người chạy


Translation of runner from the Collins English to German
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