Definition of 'school run'
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The school run is now a cause of considerable congestion and air pollution. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Give me an extra hour sipping a skinny cappuccino at my desk over the school run any day. The Sun (2012)For the next few days, the school run will have to take a back seat. Times, Sunday Times (2010)ARE you dreading the return of the school run now that the summer holidays are over? The Sun (2015)Try walking to and from the shops, home from the school run or take a quick walk at lunchtime if you have a chance. The Sun (2010)Adding five minutes to your morning routine, or the school run, will make all the difference. The Sun (2012)Now cars are commuting, they are the school run, family days out and being sick in the back. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Take the school run. The Sun (2012)While their husbands struggle with long hours and the bills, they fill their days with school runs, homework and charity work. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Carlisle A sixth-form pupil can now do the school run herself after qualifying as a bus driver. Times, Sunday Times (2012)DOWNSIDE: School runs can make the roads near by very busy. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But it appears the school run has now become about the mums themselves - a fashion parade, with two in five feeling under pressure to look good. The Sun (2012)
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