Definition of 'run over'
Example sentences containing 'run over'
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But sometimes it can feel a bit like being run over by a tank. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Reports say that another driver then ran over her and carried on, possibly without knowing what they had done. Times, Sunday Times (2016)An internal review also ran over time? Times, Sunday Times (2015)He selected an unexciting backline which likes to run over people. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But that one was like getting run over. The Sun (2008)Then the truck backed up and ran over him again, crushing him under its front wheel. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It's just like being run over as opposed to dying in a plane crash. Times, Sunday Times (2008)When the van owner attempted to stop the car, the driver ran over and killed him. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Both drivers ran over the leopard's legs. The Sun (2015)The cost of visiting a family member twice a day, or appointments running over time causes extra stress. The Sun (2015)Taking nearly three years to make, it was a lavish production for its time and ran over budget. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The driver had earlier run over and injured a British soldier as he drove at high speed towards the runway. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A founder who is too influential can get run over by a bus and the value is diminished overnight. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It was an idyllic existence but it came to an end in 1926 when her father was run over by a bus. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The first was that I was very nearly run over by a bus outside an outdoor equipment shop. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Inside, it must look like a lemon that's been run over by a bus. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And what - here we go again - if he got run over by a bus? Times, Sunday Times (2006)These storylines have been, er, run over a million times before. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Oh, it's just a little something my driver ran over on the way here. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But what if I go through the cold sweats and the bad temper and the weight gain and then get run over by a bus? Times, Sunday Times (2013)A learner driver ran over and killed her three-year-old son, an inquest has been told. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'run over'
British English: run over /rʌn ˈəʊvə/ VERB
If a vehicle runs over someone or something, it knocks them down.
He ran over an elderly man.
- American English: run over
- Arabic: يَدْهَسُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: atropelar
- Chinese: 撞到
- Croatian: pregaziti
- Czech: přejet koho autem
- Danish: køre over
- Dutch: overrijden
- European Spanish: atropellar
- Finnish: ajaa jonkun päälle
- French: écraser voiture
- German: überfahren
- Greek: χτυπώ με το αυτοκίνητο
- Italian: investire
- Japanese: 轢く
- Korean: (사람)을 치다
- Norwegian: kjøre over
- Polish: przejechać
- European Portuguese: atropelar
- Romanian: a călcacu mașina
- Russian: сбить
- Spanish: atropellar
- Swedish: köra över
- Thai: ชนล้มและบาดเจ็บ
- Turkish: ezmek arabayla
- Ukrainian: збивати
- Vietnamese: đụng phải
Definition of run over from the Collins English Dictionary
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