Spanish translation of 'run on'
intransitive verb + adverb
- (= continue)
⇒ the film ran on too long
la película duraba or se prolongaba demasiado
⇒ the list ran on and on
la lista era interminable
- (informal, = talk)
continuar sin dejar espacio
transitive verb + adverb
unir al párrafo anterior
intransitive verb + preposition
⇒ the conversation ran on wine
el tema de la conversación era el vino
⇒ my thoughts ran on Mary(old-fashioned)
mi pensamiento se concentró en Mary
Example Sentences Including 'run on'
An establishment like this has to be run on very rigid lines, otherwise we'd have chaos.The Endless Game
Trying to get the thing to run on linear, causal lines -- he had been slow to latch on to this -- was part of the trouble.MR GOLIGHTLY'S HOLIDAY (2003)
Then, gesturing in abrupt dismissal: `Anyway, sorry to run on about me.Riot
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Translation of run on from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary